A critical turning point.
What it is actually is a moment in time where everything changes. A point in time when nothing after will ever be the same as before. To call it a turning point technically is true, but it is an overly simplistic definition of the phrase.
The figurative meaning comes from the literal meaning of a point, or division in a river, or stream where the river is split into two distinct paths that will not intersect again
A watershed is a defining moment of insight and claritywhere healing begins and lives are reclaimed
A watershed is called a watershed as it supply the water in a drainage system.A watershed is a defining moment of insight and claritywhere healing begins and lives are reclaimed
The term Watershed when use in a Sentence like, "That was a watershed moment", means simply a turning point. So a television watershed could mean a point in time when things changed. For instance, the very First Super Bowl broadcast is considered a watershed moment in television. Some people feel that President Reagan's speech calling the Soviet Union an evil empire was a watershed moment in politics.
After the earthquake, the watershed between the small creeks had moved to the west. We are at a watershed moment in the history of human genetic research.
most likely a late Victorian
A nested watershed is simply a watershed within a watershed. An example might be the Platte River watershed which is a nested watershed within the Missouri River watershed which in turn is nested within the Mississippi River watershed.
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You can change a watershed by polluting it
Docklands had a watershed
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