energy drink

noun

Definition of energy drink 

: a usually carbonated beverage that typically contains caffeine and other ingredients (such as taurine and ginseng) intended to increase the drinker's energy

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Last year, competitive tree climbing put its toe in the mainstream when energy drink giant Red Bull began sponsoring an event in Australia. Will Higgins, Indianapolis Star, "Tree climbers compete, show off mad skills (at 110 feet) during free event this weekend," 13 July 2018 Basically, no soda or energy drinks for kids in the hours before the game. Sam Dodge, latimes.com, "Heat postpones baseball games at PONY tournament," 7 July 2018 Alcohol will be available, but Mirakian expects energy drinks will be just as popular given the age of the audience and length of tournaments. Leigh Kamping-carder, WSJ, "Professional Videogamers Get Their Own Stadiums," 20 June 2018 Consuming energy drinks during the day carries over into the evening. Kavita Daswani, latimes.com, "Better sleep requires a better routine, and perhaps an upgrade to your pillows and PJs," 31 May 2018 Could Americans actually see a commercial coca energy drink? Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, "Reporting on Bolivia’s Coca Rebirth: An Interview with Jessica Camille Aguirre," 14 May 2018 SunBiz, the official Florida business registry, shows that over the past three decades, Farnsworth has registered more than 50 different companies in Florida, including energy drink ventures, a hotel group, and a video company. Rob Wile, miamiherald, "A trail of lawsuits and a failed psychic hotline. Meet the Miami man running MoviePass," 28 June 2018 Twelve Austrian companies have presences in Indiana, including solar-energy firm Fronius, marketing-software creator Emarsys and energy drink manufacturer Red Bull. Dwight Adams, Indianapolis Star, "5 quirky highlights from Gov. Eric Holcomb's Europe trip," 24 May 2018 The Jackie Dee, named after that tugboat, is vodka, Go Girl energy drink, orange juice and Sprite. Allen Pierleoni, sacbee, "Where to go for fun and food along Sacramento's Garden Highway," 18 May 2018

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1904, in the meaning defined above

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