water hazard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n water hazard hazard provided by ponds of water that the golfer must avoid
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Usage

In literature:

Susan Posey's trouble will be come at easily enough; but Myrtle Hazard floats in deeper water.
"The Guardian Angel" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Had it been possible, we would have escaped from the ship, hazarding new fortunes on the Spanish Main, in an open boat, sans food or water.
"To Have and To Hold" by Mary Johnston
He hazarded a remark, however, that doubtless she was one of the Baas's wives when he lived in his big kraal over the water.
"The People Of The Mist" by H. Rider Haggard
In the midst was a large open cask which filled itself by a pipe from a former six-inch water-hazard.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Aug. 22, 1917" by Various
The course has thirteen bunkers of varying sizes, besides two water hazards at the inlet and outlet of the lake.
"The Half-Back" by Ralph Henry Barbour
And somtimes again you are timorous your self to hazard it, because many women are very fearfull upon the water.
"The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and The Confession of the New-married Couple (1682)" by A. Marsh
It was a hazardous enterprise, and the whole party were, several times, nearly washed into the water as they struggled out.
"Orange and Green" by G. A. Henty
The lapping waters of a tiny brook were calling her to prompt and hazardous action.
"A Pagan of the Hills" by Charles Neville Buck
Hazards, water, land, peat banks.
"The Sunny Side of Ireland" by John O'Mahony and R. Lloyd Praeger
Water, however, must be obtained at all hazards.
"The Missing Ship" by W. H. G. Kingston
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In news:

Tuesday's Ask the Experts: Water hazard on concrete floor.
But in this Seven News Investigation, we've learned some backyard pools and lakes have a hidden water hazard caused by last year's hurricane season.
The clubhouse is seen beyond a water hazard and fairway Nov 17, 2006, at Woodlake Golf Course .
Woods, matched the effort on the par-five third but dropped his first shot of the day on the next after his approach from the trees on the right landed in a muddy bank next to a water hazard short of the green .
Exposure to water or chemicals can cause the composition of fireworks to change, making them hazardous materials.
Some water bottles can be a potential hazard for children.
Hazard mitigation funds that other Missouri counties did not follow through on could help Phelps County replace low-water crossings on certain eligible county roads.
Nesting platform installed atop 40-foot pole along the shores of water hazard.
The 30-minute session will teach participants about personal floatation devices, water hazards and paddling skills, followed by 30 minutes of free paddle time on a canoe, kayak or tandem kayak.
Hazards of a Drop of Water.
Heavy rains continue to bring problems for residents and businesses in Corvallis as the city and surrounding county is not only dealing with high water, but emergency crews are preparing for more hazards Friday night.
The presence of water also introduces hazards.
A live roach was observed in the water heat area, and potentially hazardous foods were not being stored at a safe temperature.
Wells in South Suburbs Contaminated With Potentially Hazardous Water.
The downpours caused water to pool on some roads, and in some cases, making driving hazardous.
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In science:

This science is central to important societal issues, including the stability of water supplies, hazardous waste disposal, and the remediation of contaminated groundwater.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
NFPA 13. The water source will be designed to accommodate wet sprinkler systems serving extra hazard occupancies as may arise throughout the life of the facility.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
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