from The Century Dictionary.

  • Borne or conveyed by water; carried in a boat or vessel; floated.
  • Nautical, supported or sustained by the pressure of the water: said of a vessel or other object partly in and partly out of water. A vessel is partly water-borne when some part of it rests on the bottom so that its weight is supported partly by the ground and partly by its buoyancy in the water; a vessel completely water-borne is afloat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative spelling of waterborne.


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