Examples of waterless in a Sentence
a remote and waterless desert
cacti prefer a nearly waterless environment
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When the Los Angeles City Council met to consider approval of waterless urinals in 2003, Massey and others showed up to protest.
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First Known Use of waterless
before 12th century
Synonymsarid, droughty, sere (also sear), thirsty, dry
Antonymsdamp, dank, humid, moist, wet
Related Wordsair-dry; bone-dry, hyperarid, ultradry; baked, dehydrated, parched, sunbaked; rainless; desert, desertic, desertlike, xerothermic
Near Antonymsawash, bathed, doused (also dowsed), drenched, dripping, saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping, soppy, soused, washed, watered, waterlogged, watery; deluged, drowned, flooded, inundated, overflowed; submerged, swamped; hydrated
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