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Bodies of water

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Topical headingBodies of water
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Variant(s)Water bodies
See alsoWater
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Found inRandom House Web. unabr. dict., c1997 (pond: a body of water smaller than a lake; lake: a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land; stream: a body of water flowing in a channel or watercourse, as a river, rivulet, or brook)
McGraw-Hill dict. of scientific and technical terms, c2003 (lake: An inland body of water, small to moderately large, with its surface water exposed to the atmosphere; pond: A small natural body of standing fresh water filling a surface depression, usually smaller than a lake; stream: A body of running water moving under the influence of gravity to lower levels in a narrow, clearly defined natural channel; ocean: The interconnected body of salt water that occupies almost three-quarters of the earth's surface)
Thesaurus for graphic materials I: subject terms, via WWW, July 7, 2003 (Bodies of water; UF Water, Bodies of)
LC database, July 7, 2003 (bodies of water; waterbodies; water bodies)