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whitewater

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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whitewaterwhite‧wa‧ter, white water /ˌwaɪtˈwɔːtə◂ $ -ˈwɒːtər◂, -ˈwɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  DNa part of a river that looks white because the water is running very quickly over rocks whitewater canoeing
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whitewaterwhitewater raftingAnd on this day, it meant canoeing through sieges of whitewater.We got too deep into the whitewater, skimmed a hidden back eddy, and were spun around 180 degrees.But here on the Tatshenshini they cautiously skirted the edges of the whitewater, seeking the most prudent line.
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