Definition of water wall in US English:

water wall


  • 1A wall which stands alongside water; a containing wall beside or around a body of water. Now rare.

  • 2A vertical sheet of falling water; especially a waterfall. Also: an ornamental wall or sheet of glass down which water continually flows.

  • 3A thin vertical structure in which water is contained or through which it is circulated; specifically (a) one in a boiler, containing pipes through which water to be heated is circulated; (b) one in a building or dwelling, built as an external wall as part of a system of solar heating.


Late Middle English. From water + wall.


water wall

/ˈwɔːtə ˌwɔːl/