mineral water

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mineral water

n.
Naturally occurring or prepared water that contains dissolved mineral salts, elements, or gases.

mineral water

n
(Medicine) water containing dissolved mineral salts or gases, usually having medicinal properties

min′eral wa`ter


n.
water containing dissolved mineral salts or gases, esp. such water considered healthful to drink.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mineral water - water naturally or artificially impregnated with mineral salts or gassesmineral water - water naturally or artificially impregnated with mineral salts or gasses; often effervescent; often used therapeutically
drinking water - water suitable for drinking
seltzer - naturally effervescent mineral water
Vichy water - sparkling mineral water from springs at Vichy, France or water similar to it
lithia water - mineral water containing lithium salts
Translations
مَشْروب فَوّارمِيَاهٌ مَعْدَنِيَةٌمياه مَعْدَنِيَّه
minerálkaminerální vodanealkoholický nápoj
mineralvandkildevand
kivennäisvesi
mineralna voda
ásványvízszénsavas üdítõital
ölkelduvatn, steinefnaríkt vatnsódavatn, vatn meî gosi í
ミネラルウォーター
광천수
minerálka
mineralna voda
mineralvatten
น้ำแร่
nước khoáng

mineral water

nacqua minerale

mineral

(ˈminərəl) noun
a substance (metals, gems, coal, salt etc) found naturally in the earth and mined. What minerals are mined in that country?; (also adjective) mineral ores.
mineral water
1. a type of water containing small quantities of health-giving minerals.
2. a fizzy, non-alcoholic drink such as lemonade.

mineral water

مِيَاهٌ مَعْدَنِيَةٌ minerální voda mineralvand Mineralwasser μεταλλικό νερό agua mineral kivennäisvesi eau minérale mineralna voda acqua minerale ミネラルウォーター 광천수 mineraalwater mineralvann woda mineralna água mineral минеральная вода mineralvatten น้ำแร่ maden suyu nước khoáng 矿泉水
References in classic literature ?
The mineral waters of Arva Wai* ooze forth from the crevices of a rock, and gliding down its mossy side, fall at last, in many clustering drops, into a natural basin of stone fringed round with grass and dewy-looking little violet-coloured flowers, as fresh and beautiful as the perpetual moisture they enjoy can make them.
He found the liver considerably enlarged, and the digestive powers weakened, while the course of mineral waters had been quite without effect.
I assure you, my dear, that on several occasions after I was first married, I had to pretend to be very ill, and was obliged to drink the most unpleasant mineral waters, merely to get Berwick out of town.
They drank--that is, Nathaniel Letton took mineral water served by the smoothly operating machine of a lackey who inhabited the place, while Dowsett took Scotch and soda and Daylight a cocktail.
What we want," Letton took up the strain, pausing significantly to sip his mineral water, "what we want is to take large blocks of Ward Valley off the hands of the public.
There were cakes, buns, sandwiches, tea and coffee, all free; but if you wanted mineral water you had to pay for it.
Had desired to sell for the past five years, ever since he had engaged in the enterprise of bottling mineral water at the springs lower down the valley.
He found several sealed bottles of sterilized milk, much mineral water, two tins of biscuits and a crock of very stale cakes, cigarettes in great quantity but very dry, some rather dry oranges, nuts, some tins of canned meat and fruit, and plates and knives and forks and glasses sufficient for several score of people.
There were six bottles of milk unopened and one opened, sixty bottles of mineral water and a large stock of syrups, about two thousand cigarettes and upwards of a hundred cigars, nine oranges, two unopened tins of corned beef and one opened, and five large tins California peaches.
concerning natural mineral waters, spring waters and table waters (OJ 11.
Kyrgyzstan has revealed about 100 fields of mineral waters and according to the State Geology Agency of Kyrgyzstan, the country is rich with the mineral water recourses.
The three major points of difference are:Origin: natural mineral waters are the only waters coming from a protected underground source whereas other waters come from open natural sources or even lakes, riversC*;Treatment: natural mineral waters such as Evian are totally pure and do not need to be chemically treated to be drinkable;Composition: natural mineral waters present a stable composition and are the only waters with the same amount of minerals in every bottle.