Meaning of white water

white' wa'ter

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. frothy water, as in whitecaps and rapids.
  2. light-colored seawater over a shoal, sandy bottom, etc.


Pronunciation: (hwīt'wô"tur, -wot"ur, wīt'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or moving over or through rapids: whitewater rafting down the Colorado River.


Pronunciation: (hwīt'wô"tur, -wot"ur, wīt'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in SE Wisconsin. 11,520.
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