drinking water

noun
water suitable for drinking (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑beverage, ↑drink, ↑drinkable, ↑potable, ↑water
Hyponyms:

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drinking water UK US noun [uncountable]
water that is safe to drink
Thesaurus: non-alcoholic drinkshyponym general words for drinkssynonym

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noun [noncount]
: water that is clean enough for people to drink

Pollution is seeping into our drinking water.

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ˈdrinking water [drinking water] noun uncountable
water that is safe for drinking

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • drinking water — drinking ,water noun uncount water that is safe to drink …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Drinking water — Tap water Drinking water or potable water is water pure enough to be consumed or used with low risk of immediate or long term harm. In most developed countries, the water supplied to households, commerce and industry is all of drinking water… …   Wikipedia

  • drinking water — N UNCOUNT Drinking water is water which it is safe to drink …   English dictionary

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  • drinking water — geriamasis vanduo statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Gėlas vanduo, kuris gamtinio būvio ar reikiamai paruoštas tinka ir yra vartojamas gėrimui ir naudojamas higienos reikmėms. atitikmenys: angl. drinking water; potable water… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • drinking water — water that is safe and purified for human consumption …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drinking water — noun a) Water that is intended to be ingested by humans. b) Water intended to be ingested by humans, sealed in a container, having no added ingredients except perhaps antimicrobial agents and/or fluoride, and passing certain tests for color, odor …   Wiktionary

  • drinking water — noun (U) water that is pure enough for you to drink …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • drinking water — UK / US noun [uncountable] water that is safe to drink …   English dictionary

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