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drinking water

n
water reserved or suitable for drinking
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drinking water - water suitable for drinkingdrinking water - water suitable for drinking    
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
water - a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants; "he asked for a drink of water"
bottled water - drinking water (often spring water) that is put into bottles and offered for sale
sugar water - water sweetened with sugar
ice water - water served ice-cold or with ice
carbonated water, club soda, soda water, sparkling water, seltzer - effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide
mineral water - water naturally or artificially impregnated with mineral salts or gasses; often effervescent; often used therapeutically
Translations
pitná voda
drikkevand
trinkakvo
juomavesi
pitka voda
ivóvíz
飲料水
음료수
woda do piciawoda pitna
apă potabilă
pitná voda
dricksvatten
น้ำดื่ม
nước uống

drinking water

nacqua potabile

drinking water

مَاءٌ لِلشُّرْب pitná voda drikkevand Trinkwasser πόσιμο νερό agua potable juomavesi eau potable pitka voda acqua potabile 飲料水 음료수 drinkwater drikkevann woda pitna água potável питьевая вода dricksvatten น้ำดื่ม içme suyu nước uống 饮用水
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Nevertheless, I cannot help thinking that if we would put an improved breed of polliwogs in our drinking water, construct shallower roadways, groom the street cows, offer the stranger within our gates a free choice between the poniard and the potion, and relinquish our private system of morals, the other measures of public safety would be needless.
It is not great, after all," retorted Kennedy; "and if I were never again to have the pleasure of drinking water, I should agree on condition that I should never be deprived of it.
Yet men have come to such a pass that they frequently starve, not for want of necessaries, but for want of luxuries; and I know a good woman who thinks that her son lost his life because he took to drinking water only.
I do not know, but I think they used that tank between the rooms to draw drinking water from; that did not occur to me, however, until I had dipped my baking head far down into its cool depths.
They supplied her with drinking water and with food.
It is time," said the other, "since with toil I bore you here through the forest, for twelve days you have lain without sense, drinking water only.
Well, then, at the end of a month, when drinking water from the same carafe, you would kill the person who drank with you, without your perceiving, otherwise than from slight inconvenience, that there was any poisonous substance mingled with this water.
But he was drinking water from a spring which flowed gurgling close by.
The Global Drinking Water Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the drinking water industry.
A safe and adequate supply of drinking water in our homes, schools and businesses is essential to the health and prosperity of every American, said EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe.
The Safe Drinking Water Act is the main federal law that ensures the quality of drinking water.
Usually lead is introduced to drinking water in the service lines, which connect individual buildings to main water lines.

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