noun, plural wa·ter·works.
1. ( 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.
( used with a singular verb ) a pumping station or a purifying station of such a system.
( usually used with a plural verb ) . Sometimes, waterwork. a spectacular display of water, mechanically produced, as for a pageant.
( used with a singular or plural verb ) Slang. tears, or the source of tears: to turn on the waterworks.
Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English;
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