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Waterworks meaning
[waw-ter-wurks, wot-er-]
Definitions of waterworks is:
  • noun plural waterworks
    (used with a singular or plural verb) a complete system of reservoirs, pipelines, conduits, etc., by which water is collected, purified, stored, and pumped to urban users.
  • noun plural waterworks
    (used with a singular verb) a pumping station or a purifying station of such a system.
  • noun plural waterworks
    (usually used with a plural verb). Sometimes, waterwork. a spectacular display of water, mechanically produced, as for a pageant.