mineral spring


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mineral spring

n
(Geological Science) a spring of water that contains a high proportion of dissolved mineral salts

min′eral spring`


n.
a spring of water that contains a significant amount of dissolved minerals.
[1775–85]
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He supposes there is in the neighborhood of the house he has bought a mineral spring equal to those at Bagneres, Luchon, and Cauterets.
In the course of the day he arrived at the plain of white clay, already mentioned, surrounded by the mineral springs, called Beer Springs, by the trappers.
My fancy made a picture of them distended with three weeks' absorption of mineral springs. Then there was her companion.
the Duke, he speedily convinced Jos that the Pumpernickel mineral springs and the Doctor's particular treatment would infallibly restore the Bengalee to youth and slimness.
Whether lakes of brine, or those subterranean ones hidden beneath volcanic mountains -- warm mineral springs -- the wide expanse and depths of the ocean
The regions mineral water is a precious export product for Georgia and environmental organisations consider the route to pose a risk to the ground water that feeds the mineral spring in the event of a terrorist attack, a landslide or simply an accident impacting on the pipeline.
It comes in eight colours, including Mineral Spring shown here, and it is easy to use.
While many people associate the practice of soaking in hot mineral spring baths with Europe, most are not aware that a historical spring bath tradition exists in America as well.
They named the winery Paradise Springs, after a local mineral spring where water was bottled and sold in 1910.
The Bario highlands have long been known to be goiter-free and to have high-iodine well water and high-iodine, locally produced salt boiled down from mineral spring water; the salt was traded regionally.
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