Adjective "Waterwork" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Waterwork


    Definition:

    1. (used with a singular or plural verb) a complete system of reservoirs, pipelines, conduits, etc., by which water is collected, purified, stored, and pumped to urban users.

    2. (used with a singular verb) a pumping station or a purifying station of such a system.

    3. (usually used with a plural verb). Sometimes, waterwork. a spectacular display of water, mechanically produced, as for a pageant.

    4. (used with a singular or plural verb) Slang. tears, or the source of t

    Origin:
    waterworks

    Examples:

    "bidders can be waterwork."