Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to water.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ water

Examples

  • Freebase cocaine is essentially pure cocaine that is made today by preparing an aqueous solution of cocaine HCI and adding ammonia or bicarbonate to alkalinize the solution and precipitate alkaloidal cocaine. 6 The "freebase" formed is nonwater-soluble, does not decompose. with heat and can be crushed, and mixed with tobacco and smoked.

    Cocaine Toxicity

  • The many nonwater molecules in egg white both reduce the surface tension of the water they float in, and make it less runny, and thus allow the bubbles to survive long enough to accumulate into a sizeable mass.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Considering houseboats a "nonwater dependent use," no houseboats will be allowed in the open-water marina unless a $31,000 fee is paid each year.

    The Seattle Times

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