Definition of drinking water
- Pollution is seeping into our drinking water.
: swallow, imbibe
: to take in or suck up : absorb
: to take in or receive avidly
: a liquid suitable for swallowing
: alcoholic beverages
: a draft (see 1draft 2b) or portion of liquid
: the liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, and is a major constituent of all living matter and that when pure is an odorless, tasteless, very slightly compressible liquid oxide of hydrogen H2O which appears bluish in thick layers, freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C, has a maximum density at 4° C and a high specific heat, is feebly ionized to hydrogen and hydroxyl ions, and is a poor conductor of electricity and a good solvent
: a natural mineral water
: a particular quantity or body of water: such as
: to moisten, sprinkle, or soak with water
: to supply with water for drink
: to supply water to
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