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EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ water

AdjectiveEdit

overwater (not comparable)

  1. By or across water, especially of travel.
    • 2009 February 11, Robert E. Ricklefs Jonathan B. Losos, "Adaptation and diversification on islands", Nature, 457:7231, doi:10.1038/nature07893:
      This detailed account of diversification shows that most of New Zealand's biota results from overwater colonization, rather than survival since New Zealand separated from Australia .
  2. Built or situated on stilts in the ocean.

VerbEdit

overwater (third-person singular simple present overwaters, present participle overwatering, simple past and past participle overwatered)

  1. (transitive) To water too much.

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