blue water

noun

Definition of blue water

: the open sea

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Other Words from blue water

blue-water \ ˈblü-​ˌwȯ-​tər How to pronounce blue-water (audio) , -​ˌwä-​ \ adjective

Examples of blue water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The largest alpine lake (read: high-altitude lake) in North America, Lake Tahoe stretches 22 miles long and 12 miles wide, with clear blue water that’s more than 99 percent pure. Kai Oliver-kurtin, Marie Claire, "The Instagram Guide to Lake Tahoe," 18 Nov. 2020 Boats filled with men wrapped and huddled against the cold toss on spiky blue water; oars and bayonets radiate in a disjunctive pattern. Karen Wilkin, WSJ, "‘Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle’ Review: Fiercely Painted Histories," 26 Sep. 2020 Below blue water, above blue sky, and around—on the golden sands of the coastline—more than a million people, their eyes riveted on the spectacle. Christoper Spregg, Popular Mechanics, "Inside the 1929 Daredevil Race To Become the World's Fastest Plane," 19 Aug. 2020 Surrounding the tiger are various blue water droplets allover the purse. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "Cardi B Gifts Megan Thee Stallion a Custom Hermès Birkin to Celebrate 'WAP' Hitting No. 1," 18 Aug. 2020 The lavishly orange bag features a large white tiger on the front, surrounded by blue water drops. Shacamree Gowdy, Houston Chronicle, "Cardi B gives Megan Thee Stallion a customized H-town inspired Birkin bag, and it is everything," 18 Aug. 2020 Those sandy toes stretching out to aqua blue water? Washington Post, "Vacation shaming during the pandemic is the new hate sport," 17 Aug. 2020 The day after posting with his wife, Wahlberg uploaded a video of his son doing a front flip off their boat into the serene blue water. Ale Russian, PEOPLE.com, "Mark Wahlberg Shows Off His Ripped Abs in Sweet Photo with Wife Rhea Durham: 'My Love'," 11 Aug. 2020 The tourism video opens with a scene of boats, birds and blue water, lit by a postcard dawn. Zachary T. Sampson, orlandosentinel.com, "To save the Apalachicola Bay oyster beds, state shuts them down," 10 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of blue water

1582, in the meaning defined above

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24 Nov 2020

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“Blue water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue%20water. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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