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1. A natural effervescent spring water of high mineral content.
2. See carbonated water.
[From German Selterser (Wasser) (water) of Selters, a village of central Germany.]
nAlso called: Seltzer water
1. (Minerals) a natural effervescent water with a high content of minerals
2. (Minerals) a similar synthetic water, used as a beverage
[C18: changed from German Selterser Wasser water from (Nieder) Selters, district where mineral springs are located, near Wiesbaden, Germany]
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]
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|Noun||1.||seltzer - 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 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