waterborne

[ US /ˈwɔtɝˌbɔɹn/ ]
[ UK /wˈɔːtəbˌɔːn/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. supported by water
    waterborne craft
  2. transported by water
    waterborne freight
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How To Use waterborne In A Sentence

  • One step in preventing waterborne infections is using filters that remove bacteria.
  • Working at the Royal Observatory when the Second World War broke out, she volunteered to work on the canals with "The Idle Women", the waterborne equivalent of the Land Girls - their badges bore the legend "IW", for "Inland Waterways" - and she spent the war on barges carrying vital supplies. The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • At Strathclyde University, researchers have developed wound dressings and stitches containing waterborne viruses that kill the bacteria.
  • The risk for foodborne and waterborne infections among immunosuppressed, HIV-infected persons is magnified during travel to developing countries.
  • the completion of the railroad was the precipitating cause in the extinction of waterborne commerce
  • Once waterborne it can reach speeds of 30 miles per hour, according to Gibbs Technologies, the British firm that designed it.
  • Then the flood surge swept the house off'n it's foundations, the house, unpinned collapsed in upon itself, the man fell into the swirling waterborne wreckage, where unable to swim, he drowned in short order. Tom McIntyre Explains His Picks for our 2009 Hunting and Fishing Heroes and Villians Face-Off
  • The Coast Guard provides all of our waterborne and airborne transportation to our stations from the closest Coast Guard facility.
  • If you get a good bout of diarrhea from a waterborne disease," she says, "you really understand what it means to have access to clean drinking water. Archive 2008-11-01
  • Environmental pressures are strengthening the case for waterborne freight.
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