spring water

noun
\ ˈspriŋ-ˌwȯ-tər How to pronounce spring water (audio) , -ˌwä- \
variants: or less commonly springwater

Definition of spring water

: water from a spring

Examples of spring water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My guess is because spring water has been open for centuries, long before a bubbler was invented, and the ducks are used to going to them during a freeze up. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, "How to Kill the Smartest, Most Pressured Mallards," 3 Dec. 2020 The school once had a pump that sent spring water to its faucets. Ian James, AZCentral.com, "'Everything is drying up': As springs on Hopi land decline, a sacred connection is threatened," 7 Dec. 2020 Like Eureka Springs and Hot Springs, Mammoth Spring profited from the health crazes of the late 19th century, which recommended bathing in natural spring water as a cure for a host of physical ailments. Rex Nelson, Arkansas Online, "Spring River country," 29 Nov. 2020 The site in the rolling, glacial terrain is blessed with cold, spring water. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kettle Moraine Springs hatchery renovation slated for 2021 start-up," 22 Nov. 2020 Avène’s thermal spring water comes from the Cévennes Mountains in Avène, France. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, "Three soothing facial sprays for an instant refresh," 9 Nov. 2020 Here is a sobering fact: The No. 1 input expense for American beer brewers isn’t barley or hops or cool refreshing Rocky Mountain spring water or anything like that. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, "Beer-Drinkers and Tax-Raisers," 1 Oct. 2020 Nassasra says the pond was built 15 years ago and filled with legal spring water. Washington Post, "The famed ‘Jericho banana’ is vanishing. Under Israeli occupation, there’s not enough water.," 25 Sep. 2020 Poland Spring brand spring water, on the other hand, contains between 32-76 milligrams of TDS, which is relatively low. Zareen Syed, chicagotribune.com, "‘Down to Earth’ teaches tips for finding the best bottled water," 24 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of spring water

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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7 Jan 2021

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“Spring water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20water. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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