Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being watery.
- n. the state of being watery
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being watery; moisture; humidity.
- n. the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
- n. the property of resembling the viscosity of water
- n. meagerness or poorness connoted by a superfluity of water (in a literary style as well as in a food)
“But the fatal defects of the poetry then produced was triviality and the "wateriness" of its style.”
“The faster the brewing method, the finer the grind, and vice versa, in order to extract just the desirable "heart" of the coffee without wateriness (too coarse a grind) or bitterness (too fine a grind and/or too little coffee).”
“He was now thirty-six years of age, but because of his excess weight and the wateriness of his eyes, the discolouration of his teeth, and the blotchiness of his puttylike skin, he seemed older.”
“I'll let Joe explain the really interesting thing:It's become conventional wisdom in the U.S. that brewers should decrease the wateriness of session beers by mashing mixing the grain and water at higher temperatures.”
“That wateriness is what evokes an image of lotus and lily, what gives the scent its transluscency and what contrasts so beautifully with the darkness of incense.”
“In the case of Lotus Blossom & Water Lily it balances the fresh wateriness of the floral accord keeping it from becoming too aquatic and too transparent.”
“She's a Virgo, an earth sign, and she provides some pressure and direction to my wateriness, like riverbanks do.”
“As any melon fragrance, it does have a certain fresh quality, just like the smell of actual melons combines syrupy sweetness with wateriness.”
“A little touch of wateriness on the end is worrisome for the future.”
“Beautifully made, with some seriously rich oak, but it lacks the depth and intensity we like and the finish has a touch of wateriness that worries us.”
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