Definition of mineral water in English:

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mineral water


1Water found in nature with some dissolved salts present.
Example sentences
  • The good news is that almost three quarters of the bottled waters we drink are natural mineral waters, with still versions the most popular.
  • For instance, the actual mineral content of most mineral waters is less than 500 parts per million.
  • And at almost a pound a bottle, Dasani tap water was more expensive than many natural mineral waters.
1.1chiefly British An artificial imitation of this, especially soda water.
Example sentences
  • Yes, dear reader, ice cream and mineral waters, or soda and pop as they are called today, was indeed a luxury for many Irish people in times past.
  • By the 1970s, blow moulded bottles made from high purity food grades of the resin were beginning to appear and were used for carbonated soft drinks and mineral waters.
  • Instead, dozens of young children dart through the crowds selling small bottles of iced mineral water or brightly coloured fizzy drinks.

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Syllabification: min·er·al wa·ter

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