HyperDic: lake

English > 3 senses of the word lake:
NOUNobjectlakea body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
substancelakea purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal
substancelakeany of numerous bright translucent organic pigments
lake > pronunciation
Soundsley'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > lake: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land.
Category ofbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
lenticOf or relating to or living in still waters (as lakes or ponds)
shoreThe land along the edge of a body of water
InstancesBaikal, Lake Baikal, Baykal, Lake BaykalThe largest freshwater lake in Asia or Europe and the deepest lake in the world
Balaton, Lake Balaton, PlattenseeA large shallow lake in western Hungary
Canandaigua Lake, Lake CanandaiguaA glacial lake in central New York
Caspian, Caspian SeaA large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River
Cayuga Lake, Lake CayugaA glacial lake in central New York
Coeur d'Alene LakeA lake in northern Idaho
Constance, Lake Constance, BodenseeA lake in southeastern Germany on the northern side / side of the Swiss Alps
Dead SeaA saltwater lake on the border between Israel and Jordan
Eyre, Lake EyreA shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea level
Great Salt LakeA shallow body of salt water in northwestern Utah
Great Slave LakeA lake in the Northwest Territories in northwestern Canada
IJsselmeerA shallow lake in northwestern Netherlands created in 1932 by building a dam across the entrance to the Zuider Zee
Keuka Lake, Lake KeukaA glacial lake in central New York
Kivu, Lake KivuA lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda
Lake Albert, Lake Albert Nyanza, Mobuto LakeA shallow lake on the border between Uganda and Congo in the Great Rift Valley
Lake Aral, Aral SeaA lake to the east of the Caspian Sea lying between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
Lake Chad, ChadA lake in north central Africa
Lake Champlain, ChamplainA lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec
Lake ChelanA narrow very deep lake in central Washington in the Cascade Range
Lake EdwardA lake in the Great Rift Valley between Congo and Uganda
Lake Erie, ErieThe 4th largest of the Great Lakes
Lake Geneva, Lake LemanA lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone
Lake Huron, HuronThe 2nd largest of the Great Lakes
Lake Ilmen, IlmenA lake in northwestern Russia
Lake Ladoga, LadogaA lake in northwestern Russia to the north of St. Petersburg
Lake Michigan, MichiganThe 3rd largest of the Great Lakes
Lake Nasser, Nasserlake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan
Lake Nyasa, Lake MalawiA long lake in southeastern Africa between Tanzania, Mozambique, and Malawi
Lake Onega, Onegalake in northwestern Russia near the border with Finland
Lake Ontario, OntarioThe smallest of the Great Lakes
Lake St. Clair, Lake Saint ClairA lake between Ontario and Michigan
Lake Superior, SuperiorThe largest freshwater lake in the world
Lake TahoeA lake on the border between Nevada and California to the west of Carson City
Lake Tana, Lake TsanaA lake in northern Ethiopia
Lake Tanganyika, TanganyikaThe longest lake in the world in central Africa between Tanzania and Congo in the Great Rift Valley
Lake Urmia, Urmia, Daryacheh-ye OrumiyehA shallow saline lake in northwestern Iran between Tabriz and the western border of Turkey
Lake Vanern, VanernA lake in southwestern Sweden
Lake Victoria, Victoria NyanzaThe largest lake in Africa and the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world
Okeechobee, Lake OkeechobeeA lake in southeast Florida to the north of the Everglades
PoyangA lake in central China that is connected to the Chang Jiang by a canal
Salton SeaA saltwater lake in southeastern California
Seneca Lake, Lake SenecaA glacial lake in central New York
Winnipeg, Lake WinnipegA lake in southern Canada in Manitoba
PartsfloorThe bottom surface of any lake or other body of water
inlet, recessAn arm off of a larger / larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
NarrowerbayouA swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana)
lagoon, laguna, laguneA body of water cut off from a larger / larger body by a reef of sand or coral
lochScottish word for a lake
loughIrish word for a lake
oxbow lakeA crescent-shaped lake (often temporary) that is formed when a meander of a river is cut off from the main channel
pond, poolA small lake
reservoir, artificial lake, man-made lakelake used to store water for community use
tarnA mountain lake (especially one formed by glaciers)
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Spanishestanque, lago, lagos
Catalanllac
Adjectiveslacustrineof or relating to or living near lakes
English > lake: 3 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal.
Broaderpigmentdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.)
Spanishlaca
Catalanlaca
English > lake: 3 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningAny of numerous bright translucent organic pigments.
Broaderpigmentdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.)
Spanishlaca
Catalanllac

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