broken water

broken water

[¦brō·kən ′wȯd·ər]
(oceanography)
Water having a surface covered with ripples or eddies, and usually surrounded by calm water.
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It had darkened since I left, and now I could only see here and there the glistening of moisture upon the black walls, and far away down at the end of the shaft the gleam of the broken water.
A line of broken water traced the dangerous bar, which in clear day and balmy weather has cracked the back of many a tall ship.
There she was, and eight paces from her the broken water boiled.
They raced across the mile of broken water to the landing-stage.
I hope that it is all right, boy, and that we may not find ourselves in broken water.
Through them, like a struggling swimmer in broken water, came the perplexing question, what am I to do to-morrow?
The sea, though it was a thin and sparkling water here, which seemed incapable of surge or anger, eventually narrowed itself, clouded its pure tint with grey, and swirled through narrow channels and dashed in a shiver of broken waters against massive granite rocks.
Tenders are invited for Providing & laying Water Proofing treatment after Demolishing broken water Proofing over Ty-III, Qtr.
KARACHI -- The traditional route of Tazias in Korangi, which attracts thousands of devotees on 10th of Muharram every year, has been badly damaged by broken water supply and sewerage lines.
NEW YORK, Dhu-AlHijjah 29, 1436, October 13, 2015, SPA -- The New York Times' vast archive of historical photographs was threatened this weekend when a broken water pipe flooded an area known as the morgue, causing minor damage, according to AP.
That said, it's appalling to think that the vandal-hit and broken water fountain in Erdington High Street is to be removed and replaced with boring unimaginative 'matching paving' hence the 'city of contrasts.
For the security of public places the local government or any other local authority shall ensure clearance of roads, streets from debris or construction material, managing of filth depots on daily basis, covering manholes and removing broken water supply pipes so that no explosive materials may be concealed at any such place.