Definition of water breaks
—used to describe what happens when fluid suddenly comes from a pregnant woman's body because her baby will be born soon Her water broke early.
Word by Word Definitions
: the liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, and is a major constituent of all living matter and that when pure is an odorless, tasteless, very slightly compressible liquid oxide of hydrogen H2O which appears bluish in thick layers, freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C, has a maximum density at 4° C and a high specific heat, is feebly ionized to hydrogen and hydroxyl ions, and is a poor conductor of electricity and a good solvent
: a particular quantity or body of water: such as
: the water occupying or flowing in a particular bed
: to moisten, sprinkle, or soak with water
: to supply with water for drink
: to supply water to
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