spring water

\ ˈspriŋ-ˌwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\
variants: or less commonly springwater

Definition of spring water

: water from a spring

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Start every day with a 1-2 glasses of spring water with a pinch of sea salt and lemon juice from a full lemon. Steven Macari, Harper's BAZAAR, "Calm Before the Storm: A Pre-Holiday Detox," 18 Nov. 2013 Artesian water is slightly more ambitious than natural spring water. WSJ, "101 Ways to Live, Work and Goof Off More Ambitiously," 26 Oct. 2018 The company this year relaunched the fizzy versions of its regional spring water brands including Poland Spring and Arrowhead with new packaging and flavors like pomegranate lemonade. Jennifer Maloney, WSJ, "‘It’s the Fizz’: How Seltzer Is Upending Coffee and Beer," 27 Aug. 2018 The thermal spring water and glycerin, a humectant that attracts water, in the formula work to instantly flood your skin with hydration, while the oil creates an impermeable barrier to lock it in. Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, Glamour, "The No-Frills Face Cream That Tackles the Toughest Dry Spots," 27 Aug. 2018 This produces a softer more refined spirit with a unique creamy character, says Archard, a contrast to the flintier flavor profiles of many vodkas that use mineral-rich hard spring water. Brandy Gonsoulin, chicagotribune.com, "Vodka — made from milk? Yes.," 27 June 2018 After each wear it was cleaned in spring water then stored in a dark room. Stacey Leasca, Southern Living, "The Long, Storied History Behind Prince Louis’s Christening Gown," 10 July 2018 People go out for picnics to celebrate on the grass, in the nature, in the forest, near the spring water. Roger Catlin, Smithsonian, "The Point of Armenia’s Splashy Holiday is Getting Wet," 3 July 2018 On hot summer days, carefree children frolic — just as their parents once did — in the spring water that flows through town under giant cottonwoods. John Maccormack, San Antonio Express-News, "Rash of earthquakes prompts fear of oil boom in Balmorhea," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of spring water

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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