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1. A natural effervescent spring water of high mineral content.

[From German Selterser (Wasser) (water) of Selters, a village of central Germany.]


1. (Minerals) a natural effervescent water with a high content of minerals
2. (Minerals) a similar synthetic water, used as a beverage
Also called: Seltzer water
[C18: changed from German Selterser Wasser water from (Nieder) Selters, district where mineral springs are located, near Wiesbaden, Germany]


(ˈsɛlt sər)

naturally occurring mineral water that is effervescent or has been carbonated.
Also called selt′zer wa`ter.
[1735–45; < German Selterser, after Selters, a village near Wiesbaden; see -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seltzer - naturally effervescent mineral waterseltzer - naturally effervescent mineral water
mineral water - water naturally or artificially impregnated with mineral salts or gasses; often effervescent; often used therapeutically
2.seltzer - effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxideseltzer - effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide
soda pop, soda water, tonic, pop, soda - a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"
drinking water - water suitable for drinking

Seltzer (water)

nSelterswasser nt


[ˈsɛltsəʳ] nseltz m inv
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And when he got out of the carriage at Bologova to get some seltzer water, and caught sight of Anna, involuntarily his first word had told her just what he thought.
Why, darn my eyes," says the old man, with a grin; "darn my eyes if the saffron-coloured son of a seltzer lemonade ain't asking me in to take a drink.
It seems such a simple thing to tell them to put a bottle of Seltzer water in your bedroom.
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19 April 2017 - US-based financial services firms Seltzer Financial Strategies and Equity Concepts North (ECN) are uniting under Equity Concepts, a Richmond, Virginia-based firm whose registered representatives serve clients in over 40 states and manage more than USD 875m in assets, the firms said.
Pennsylvania Business Central has named Amy Seltzer, founder of Seltzer Financial Strategies, LLC, as one of the top 100 people in Pennsylvania, the company said.
Seltzer describes the relationships between the recurring residents as "inspiring.
Such is the power of seasonal seltzer flavors at Polar, the family-owned Worcester maker of bottled sodas and drinks.
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