[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 1. water that does not contain a large amount of salt. 2. inland water, as ponds, lakes, or streams, that is not salt. [fresh-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈfrɛʃˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/ adjective 1. of or living in that is or not salt: freshwater fish. 2. accustomed to only, and not to the sea: a freshwater sailor. […]
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 […]