running water

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jul 2018

Definition of running water

: water distributed through pipes and fixtures
  • a cabin with hot and cold running water

Examples of running water in a Sentence

  1. a cabin with hot and cold running water

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First Known Use of running water

1856

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  • : water that comes into a building through pipes


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