first water

noun

Definition of first water

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

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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. Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica, "Ransomware strike takes down 23 Texas local government agencies," 19 Aug. 2019 Archuleta was also the first water manager in El Paso to reach out to water managers in Juárez. Henry Gass, The Christian Science Monitor, "One border crisis averted? How Juárez and El Paso became sister cities.," 4 Jan. 2019 The plant in Melbourne, which provided its first water in 2017, cost $3.5 billion to build and provides a third of the city’s supply. Jim Robbins, WIRED, "Desalination Is Booming as Cities Run out of Water," 27 June 2019 Cancer, the first water sign of the zodiac, is associated with the domestic realm, particularly with maternal energy. Allure, "How the Sun's Position In Your Birth Chart Affects Your Zodiac Sign," 14 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of first water

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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