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Gatorade

[ gey-tuh-reyd ]
/ ˈgeɪ təˌreɪd /
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Trademark.
a brand of noncarbonated sports drink designed to supply the body with carbohydrates and replace fluids and sodium lost during exertion.
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Origin of Gatorade

First recorded in 1965–70; named after the University of Florida's football team, the Gators, whose coach had asked researchers at the university to create a drink; on the model of lemonade and orangeade;see origin at -ade1
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