high water

water at its greatest elevation, as in a river.


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high water
1.  another name for high tide
2.  the state of any stretch of water at its highest level, as during a flood

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Example sentences
Using desert plants in the rest of the landscape helps compensate for the
  lawn's high water usage.
The intervening land is cut up by bayous filled from the river in high
  water-many of them navigable for steamers.
They seem to mark a high water mark in typography and offset printing.
Good salt, apparently, has a relatively high water content.
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