first water

noun

Definition of first water

1 : the purest luster used of gems
2 : the highest grade, degree, or quality

Examples of first water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once a new meter is installed, the first water bill that goes out will represent a longer period of service than is usual, information from the city indicated. Jennifer Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "New water meter installation begins on north side of Park Ridge," 31 Oct. 2019 In 1978, the first water from Northern California was delivered to San Diego County through MWD. Julie Gallant, Ramona Sentinel, "Water authority celebrates 75 years with member agencies," 18 Oct. 2019 Baltimore is still in the process of recovering, just sending out its first water bills since May and facing $18 million in direct costs and lost revenue. Wired, "A Huge Ransomware Attack Messes With Texas," 20 Aug. 2019 Baltimore is still in the process of recovering, just sending out its first water bills since May and facing $18 million in direct costs and lost revenue. Wired, "A Huge Ransomware Attack Messes With Texas," 20 Aug. 2019 Baltimore is still in the process of recovering, just sending out its first water bills since May and facing $18 million in direct costs and lost revenue. Wired, "A Huge Ransomware Attack Messes With Texas," 20 Aug. 2019 Baltimore is still in the process of recovering, just sending out its first water bills since May and facing $18 million in direct costs and lost revenue. Wired, "A Huge Ransomware Attack Messes With Texas," 20 Aug. 2019 Baltimore is still in the process of recovering, just sending out its first water bills since May and facing $18 million in direct costs and lost revenue. Wired, "A Huge Ransomware Attack Messes With Texas," 20 Aug. 2019 Baltimore is still in the process of recovering, just sending out its first water bills since May and facing $18 million in direct costs and lost revenue. Wired, "A Huge Ransomware Attack Messes With Texas," 20 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of first water

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Nov 2019

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The first known use of first water was in 1753

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