running water

noun

Definition of running water

  1. :  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

First Known Use of running water

1856


RUNNING WATER Defined for English Language Learners

running water

noun

Definition of running water for English Language Learners

  • : water that comes into a building through pipes

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