Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: waterworks
IPA transcription: [w'ɔtɚw,ɝks]
Pronunciations of waterworks
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: waterworks
    Meaning: workplace where water is stored and purified and distributed for a community
  • Synonyms: water_company, waterworks
    Meaning: a public utility that provides water
Usage examples
  • George and Helen climbed the hill to the Fair Ground, coming by the path past Waterworks Pond.
  • On the contrary, monopoly, as before defined, may exist where the industry is small, as the waterworks in a small town, or a small factory for making patented articles.
  • To get an idea of the city as it was when the war broke out you must imagine a city of about sixty thousand people, without street cars, electric lights, telephones, waterworks, sewer system or any modern improvements whatever.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording J. R. R. Tolkien, License CC BY-SA 4.0