spring water

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

Definition of spring water

: water from a spring

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Water is obviously a big part of beer’s basic equation, and the Rochefort monks have been using the super-pure spring water that flows beneath their brewery in South Belgium to perfect their formula since the beginning. Andrew Daniels, Popular Mechanics, "Trappist Monks Are Fighting to Save the Water in Their Sacred Beer," 2 May 2019 Water filtration is a hot topic in recent years, and more people are choosing to drink clean water through high quality filtration systems or via spring water. Steven Macari, Harper's BAZAAR, "Could a Shower Filter Be the Missing Component to Your Wellness Routine?," 1 May 2019 My mom pointed out to the girls that this is why people, both in the past and nowadays, feel like spring water is healthy. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The Scuppernong Springs nature hike is delightfully haunting — your kids will love it," 26 June 2018 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

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First Known Use of spring water

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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