mineral water


noun

water containing dissolved mineral salts or gases, especially such water considered healthful to drink.
mineral waters, British.
  1. carbonated water; soda water.
  2. artificially flavored, bottled soft drinks; soda pop.

Origin of mineral water

First recorded in 1555–65
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British Dictionary definitions for mineral water

mineral water

noun

water containing dissolved mineral salts or gases, usually having medicinal properties
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mineral water in Medicine

mineral water

n.

Naturally occurring or prepared water that contains dissolved mineral salts, elements, or gases, and is often used therapeutically.
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