water that does not contain a large amount of salt.
inland water, as ponds, lakes, or streams, that is not salt.
[fresh-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈfrɛʃˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/
of or living in that is or not salt:
accustomed to only, and not to the sea:
a freshwater sailor.
small, provincial, or little known:
a freshwater college.
Obsolete. untrained or of little experience.
of, relating to, or living in fresh water
(esp of a sailor who has not sailed on the sea) unskilled or inexperienced
(US) small and little known: a freshwater school
also fresh water, 1520s, from fresh (adj.1) + water (n.1).
Consisting of or living in water that is not salty.
noun, Ichthyology. 1. an edible drum, Aplodinotus grunniens, of the fresh waters of North and Central America, sometimes reaching a weight of 60 pounds (27 kg).
noun 1. any of the small pearls produced especially by freshwater mussels.
noun a female first-year student in high school, college, or university Usage Note pl freshwomen
[fruh-nel, French frey-nel] /frəˈnɛl, French freɪˈnɛl/ noun 1. a unit of frequency, equal to 10 12 cycles per second. [fruh-nel; French frey-nel] /frəˈnɛl; French freɪˈnɛl/ noun 1. Augustin Jean, 1788–1827, French physicist. /ˈfreɪnɛl; French frɛnɛl/ noun 1. a unit of frequency equivalent to 1012 hertz /French frɛnɛl/ noun 1. Augustin Jean (oɡystɛ̃ ʒɑ̃). 1788–1827, French […]