Definition of water stop in English:

water stop


  • 1Building. Usually as one word. A watertight seal to prevent water from leaking through a joint; a substance used for this purpose.

  • 2An act of stopping for water; (hence) a place where a traveller or train stops for water.


Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From water + stop.


water stop

/ˈwɔːtə ˌstɒp/