spring water


variants or less commonly springwater
: water from a spring

Examples of spring water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When his friend Kazuo (Hiroyuki Miura) comes to help Takumi gather several large containers of fresh spring water to deliver to the village noodle bar, the two men exchange a few words, commenting on the distant sound of a deer hunter’s rifle and noting the flavor of a patch of wild wasabi leaves. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Sep. 2023 Huss said rainwater is best, followed by spring water. Jennifer Dixon, Detroit Free Press, 1 Sep. 2023 The artesian spring water bubbling out on a hilltop and then streaming down to the nearby creek may have contributed to an Indigenous American settlement recorded on maps at the current village of Thornton. Paul Eisenberg, Chicago Tribune, 22 July 2023 For solo travelers, there's nothing like a serene soak in the natural thermal waters found on the historic Bathhouse Row, followed by a refreshing drink of spring water and a lazy hike through the dense woods at Hot Springs National Park. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 4 Apr. 2023 Every week she was dispatched with her six brothers to fetch huge jugs of fresh spring water from the top of a mountain. Dakota Kim, Los Angeles Times, 9 Mar. 2023 This area has some spectacular geology: fault lines fragmented the soaring red cliffs of volcanic rock, allowing heated spring water to reach the surface. Robin Soslow, Chron, 12 Feb. 2023 Created with thermal spring water from mountains in France, this water is infused with minerals and extracts that hydrate, soothe, and treat irritated skin. Tatjana Freund, ELLE, 8 Aug. 2023 Gentle enough for sensitive skin, this lightweight number absorbs quickly and leaves a matte finish while its cocktail of antioxidant technology, mineral-sunscreen filter, vitamin E, and thermal spring water treats, protects, and hydrates skin from within. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 21 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spring water was in the 15th century

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“Spring water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20water. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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