an alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermentation from cereals, usually malted barley, and flavored with hops and the like for a slightly bitter taste.
any of various beverages, whether alcoholic or not, made from roots, molasses or sugar, yeast, etc.: root beer; ginger beer.
an individual serving of beer; a glass, can, or bottle of beer: We'll have three beers.
- beer , bier
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How to use beer in a sentence
It’s been almost four years since Uber shipped 50,000 cans of beer across Colorado in a self-driving truck.Waymo Just Started Testing Its Driverless Trucks in Texas | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | August 27, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Not beer, not the sun,corona is a virus,not a friend, not fun.
Imagine that you are the young urban professional posted up at the craft beer courtyard, and that it is your son holding a red balloon by a water fountain.
Under the proposed plan, the bartender would collect all their money at the door and top off the patron’s beers.
In 2016, an 18-wheeler jam-packed with cans of Budweiser made a beer run from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs—with no driver at the wheel.TuSimple’s Robot Big Rigs Will Automate Freight Coast to Coast | Jason Dorrier | July 5, 2020 | Singularity Hub
In such beer polls, I suspect a lot of voters would pick Huckabee.
We know that the skies are open season for all manner of drone traffic, from missile launchers to beer droppers.
I was bored, but I grabbed a red Solo cup, filled it with beer, and stayed with my group, chatting with the brothers about Jim.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything | Liz Seccuro | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We arrived to the din of a party in full swing: a band, multiple kegs of beer, dancing, foosball, and mantle diving.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything | Liz Seccuro | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He said officers no longer arrest people for merely having an open beer bottle but instead ask them to leave the alcohol behind.
In Tiefurt we partook of a magnificent collation consisting of a mug of beer, brown bread and sausage!Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
A cricket-match was in progress, but the bowling and batting were extremely wild, thanks to The Warren strong beer.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Beans and bacon, cabbage and brown hard dumplings, formed the bill of fare, which the men washed down with plenty of table beer.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
“Out of sight,” comes the general verdict from the crowd, and bang go a dozen beer glasses in unison on the heavy table.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
The horses gallop, hats are waved in every direction, and those who have no hats flourish beer-bottles instead.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
British Dictionary definitions for beer
an alcoholic drink brewed from malt, sugar, hops, and water and fermented with yeast: Compare ale
a slightly fermented drink made from the roots or leaves of certain plants: ginger beer; nettle beer
(modifier) relating to or used in the drinking of beer: beer glass; beer mat
(modifier) in which beer is drunk, esp (of licensed premises) having a licence to sell beer: beer house; beer cellar; beer garden
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