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white water

[′wīt ‚wȯd·ər]
(oceanography)
Frothy water, as in whitecaps or breakers.
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Several hours later, the flow of millions of gallons of water moving down the waterway will create white-water conditions at Ralph Stover State Park, according to park officials.
Prices start from pounds 120pp and include an overnight stay at the Four Seasons, half-a-day's white-water rafting or canyoning, dinner in the hotel's award-winning Meall Reamhar Restaurant and breakfast the following morning.
But the white-water park proposal merits serious consideration by both paddlers and non-paddlers alike.
Of those answering a series of multiple choice questions, 39 per cent said they have tried abseiling, 15 per cent have been white-water rafting and 9 per cent have done a bungee jump.
Does this mean that a report by a nurse of a back problem on Monday morning after she assisted in moving a patient is work-related if she spent the weekend white-water rafting?
THE body of a law student who fell into rapids during a white-water rafting trip was found yesterday.
The pictures show the London suicide bombers - one smirking, the other making a V-sign, presumably for peace - as they were white-water rafting.
Bandy credits her parents with being a source of motivation, encouraging her to take on challenges like rock climbing and white-water rafting.
Winn, a 20-year-old sophomore in the University of Oregon Honors College, is introducing white-water kayaking to the Chinese and Tibetan people - while introducing the Sichuan Province of China to Westerners eager to experience paddling in the land of giant pandas and colorful Tibetan monks.
Outdoorsy gals are flocking to women's white-water rafting trips, not only in locales like the Grand Canyon and Northern California hut in far-flung spots like Patagonia, Costa Rica, Alaska, even Siberia.
The firm can arrange sponsored events including parachute jumping and white-water rafting if people are prepared to take part and drum up cash.