dead water

noun

Definition of dead water

1 : standing or still water
3 : the mass of eddying water formed along a ship's sides in her progress through the water

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“Dead water.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead%20water. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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