body of water

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The Persian Gulf is not the only body of water subject to a naming controversy.
INLET: a narrow body of water leading inland from an ocean, lake, or river; or a narrow passage of water, as between two islands.
Corpses normally exhibit a relaxed, often prone, semifetal position when discovered by divers on the bottom of a body of water.
The Devil and the Disappearing Sea or, How I Tried to Stop the World's Worst Ecological Catastrophe is the true story of the Aral Sea disaster - an ecological breakdown in Central Asia that has caused the world's fourth largest body of water to shrink to 20% of its 1960 size.
To the casual observer, it seems that whatever is in the stream, or gets dumped into it, just gets carried along to the next large body of water.
The hallmark of free association that allows the reader to speculate upon human minds and motives is prevalent in "The Lake", a narrative that circulates back time and again to the body of water that forms its name and the people who live alongside it.
Many other materials are better suited toward floating a small boat down a body of water.
The report traces the plan's potential effects on the Florida Bay, the shallow, 850-square-mile body of water at the state's southern tip where the increased water flow produced by the restoration project will discharge.
Whenever possible, I'd jump into the nearest safe body of water, be it a creek or the North Sea.
It is as if they were buoyed by an invisible body of water in which they bob and dip, bump and abut, overlap and drift apart.
Churnside of NOAA's Environmental Research Laboratories is trying to discover if a computer-assisted laser instrument can see fish in a body of water, count them, and identify different species.
Even homeowners in low-risk areas can sustain water damage from melting snow, storms or from collapse of land along a body of water caused by erosion.
Don't carry bait from one body of water to another.
But what do you call that body of water between Japan and Korea?