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1. headwater

noun. ['ˈhɛˌdwɔtɝ'] the source of a river.

Synonyms

  • beginning
  • source
  • root
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • sink
  • deactivation
  • finish
  • middle

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Rhymes with Headwater

  • backwater
  • breakwater
  • bridgewater
  • bywater
  • clearwater
  • coldwater
  • deepwater
  • drinkwater
  • fitswater
  • fitzwater
  • floodwater
  • freshwater
  • goldwater
  • granddaughter
  • groundwater
  • manslaughter
  • meltwater
  • pinkwater
  • rainwater
  • seawater

Sentences with headwater


1. Adjective
Start your search in the bluffs along steep hillsides, along road cuts, in headwater areas of drainage, and in rock quarries.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Streams and rivers start at a headwater and flow in one direction until they end at the mouth, usually located at the intersection of another larger waterway or the ocean, and their characteristics change along the way.

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