While there, I missed decent sidewalks, potable tap water, and a subway, markers of a society that cares about the common good.
The motive to this was a conceit that potable gold could be no other than the universal medicine: and why gold?
The spring water is potable and affords the nearest available water source.
The water of most of these is potable, but a few are a little saline, though not to such an extent as to influence vegetation.
A number of springs are located in this vicinity, all, at present, permanent and potable.
The word guma, like aubo, appears to be a generic term for water, or potable liquids.
A chemist reads with interest Djafar's antique method of obtaining nitric He solves the problem of potable gold.
Poetry's "secret alchemy turns to potable gold the poisonous waters which flow from death through life."
Djafar may thus be considered as having solved the grand alchemical problem of obtaining gold in a potable state.
At the time of my visit there was but scanty water in the canyon and that not potable except for stock.
potable po·ta·ble (pō'tə-bəl)
Fit to drink; drinkable.