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tap water

n.
Water drawn directly from a tap or faucet.

tap water

n
water drawn off through taps from pipes in a house, as distinguished from distilled water, mineral water, etc

tap′ wa`ter


n.
water obtained via a plumbing system directly from a faucet or tap.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.tap water - water directly from the spigottap water - water directly from the spigot  
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
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