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  1. water stress

    • n.
      physiological stress experienced by a plant as a result of a lack of available moisture;a situation in which the water resources in a region or country are insufficient for its needs
    • noun: water stress, plural noun: water stresses

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    • 1. physiological stress experienced by a plant as a result of a lack of available moisture with a trend to below normal rainfall, crops are likely to suffer water stress, even in the fertile north
    • 2. a situation in which the water resources in a region or country are insufficient for its needs by then, some 47 per cent of the world's population will be living in areas of high water stress