undrinkable


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undrinkable

(ʌnˈdrɪŋkəbəl)
adj
not pleasant or safe enough to be drunk
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undrinkable - unsuitable for drinking
drinkable, potable - suitable for drinking
Translations

undrinkable

[ˈʌnˈdrɪŋkəbl] ADJ (= unpalatable) → imbebible; (= poisonous) → no potable

undrinkable

[ʌnˈdrɪŋkəbəl] adj
(= unpalatable) → imbuvable
(= poisonous) → non potable

undrinkable

adjungenießbar

undrinkable

[ʌnˈdrɪŋkəbl] adj (unpalatable) → imbevibile; (polluted) → non potabile
References in classic literature ?
It is a feeble, characterless, uninspiring sort of stuff, and almost as undrinkable as if it had been made in an American hotel.
She said 90pc of water supplied in Karachi was undrinkable.
It was the ultimate backwater at the end of extended lines of communication, next to no hinterland population that might provide a workforce for any development that might take place, an undrinkable water supply and no reservoirs and a chronic power deficit.
The report said about 95 percent of Gaza's water was undrinkable and that unemployment was inching toward 50 percent and was even higher among young people.
Constantine, have considered the effects of unregulated pumping from coastal wells in making our fresh water reserves undrinkable, the profits being made by well owners, who set their own prices, and the bacterial contamination caused by water being delivered in dirty tanker trucks.
As UAEU physics student and ZEOPI team leader Baraa Ahmed, 20, explains: Our project entails making the undrinkable to be drinkable with a very high standard, since most of the water that we drink is unmineralised.
Maryland and Virginia water utilities in the event that water from the Potomac River would become unavailable or undrinkable.
While the country still is recovering from the storm, researchers with the University of Texas, Austin, have found that an aquifer on the island of Samar inundated with salt water by the storm surge could remain undrinkable for up to 10 years, but a second aquifer on the island that also was inundated has recovered much more quickly.
Mixability is important, but a good vodka shouldn't be undrinkable straight.
There's no point in installing faucets in every home, if the water is undrinkable.
Take a look back at The Texas Tribune's five-part Undrinkable series, which revealed how border communities lack reliable, clean water despite a multibillion-dollar effort that has spanned decades.
Where tap water is either undrinkable or unreliable, bulk/HOD water will normally plug the gap and in some countries it has become an essential feature of household consumption