Definition of Mineral water

1. Noun. Water naturally or artificially impregnated with mineral salts or gasses; often effervescent; often used therapeutically.

Generic synonyms: Drinking Water
Specialized synonyms: Seltzer, Vichy Water, Lithia Water

Definition of Mineral water

1. Noun. Water, containing dissolved minerals, which has been treated in any of several ways (filtering, aerating etc) before being bottled; used either therapeutically or out of preference. ¹

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Medical Definition of Mineral water

1. Water that contains appreciable amounts of certain salts, which give it therapeutic properties. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mineral Water

mineral extraction
mineral fibres
mineral jelly
mineral kingdom
mineral makeup
mineral oil
mineral oils
mineral pitch
mineral processing
mineral resources
mineral right
mineral soil
mineral spirits
mineral tar
mineral vein
mineral water (current term)
mineral waters
mineral wax
mineral wool

Literary usage of Mineral water

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

1. Geschichte der biologischen Theorien in der Neuzeit by Sergeĭ Nikolaevich Durylin, Frank Leslie Rector, John Irvin Hamaker, Emanuel Rádl (1913)
"CHAPTER VII mineral water THE term mineral water as used in this work comprises all ... It is hard to formulate a satisfactory definition for mineral water, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1907)
"THE mineral water which forms the subject of this communication rises to within 4 ... There can be little doubt from its surroundings that the mineral water ..."

3. The Lancet (1898)
"The question, however, naturally arises whether if the water of a mineral water be its cn'y beneficial consignent for effecting removal of the gouty deposit ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"According to the most generally received opinion, the cutaneous surface does not absorb any portion of the salts in a mineral-water bath, although it may ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1883)
"If the contents were natural mineral water, or mineral water not ... By Schedule M of section 2504, artificial mineral water is made dutiable thus: "For ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"If the contents were natural mineral witer.or mineral water not ... By Schedule M of section 2504, artificial mineral water is made dutiable thus: " For ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... of the fluid containing them, water becomes a very influential agent in mineral-water treatment, about which it is therefore necessary to say something. ..."

8. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"Free HYDROGEN SULPHIDE is most readily detected 247 by the smell. For this purpose half fill a bottle with the mineral water, cover with the .hand, shake, ..."

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