Ordinary tap or bottled drinking water, as opposed to sparkling water: you won’t get flat water here unless you request it
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- Send a waiter over to my table and have him say: "Would you like sparkling or flat water tonight?"
- At the best restaurants in Auckland they ALWAYS ask if you wanted flat water (tap water in a carafe), still mineral or sparkling mineral water.
- Of course the people who really know aren't going to be in the bar, they're in a dank meeting room drinking flat water and sucking on those boiled sweets you find only in hotel meeting rooms.
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Syllabification: flat wa·ter
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