Definition of Drinking water

1. Noun. Water suitable for drinking.

Definition of Drinking water

1. Noun. Water that is intended to be ingested by humans. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drinking Water

drinking bout
drinking bouts
drinking chocolate
drinking cup
drinking fountain
drinking fountains
drinking game
drinking games
drinking man's degree
drinking song
drinking songs
drinking straw
drinking straws
drinking vessel
drinking water (current term)
drinking waters
drip-suck irrigation
drip coffee

Literary usage of Drinking water

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Environmental Performance Reviews by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1999)
"drinking water The quality of drinking water is a very serious problem in Russia. In urban areas, almost two-thirds comes from surface waters which are ..."

2. A Review of the EPA Water Security Research and Technical Support Action Plan by National Research Council, National Research Council (U.S.), Panel on Water System Security Research (2004)
"The significantly greater text and research focused on drinking water within the Action Plan is likely a reflection of the report's authors' expertise as ..."

3. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Increase to at least 85 percent the proportion of people who receive a supply of drinking water that meets the safe drinking water standards established by ..."

4. Sewage Disposal in the United States by George W. Rafter, Moses Nelson Baker (1893)
"From this cause we are not able to assume that the effluent from the coarse-sand filters five feet in depth is suitable for drinking water. ..."

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