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 Chippewa Falls is home to Chippewa Springs (where spring water is bottled) and the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Watch goats marching and people in toilet bowls in these unique Wisconsin parades," 27 Nov. 2019 My morning shower is an invigorating splash of ice-cold spring water, fetched from a babbling brook. Rebecca Turkewitz, The New Yorker, "Running Is My Therapy and My Nutritionist Is Kale," 1 Nov. 2019 It was known in the late 1800s for its spring water supply. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "How well do you know the Milwaukee suburbs? Test your knowledge with these 31 questions.," 14 Oct. 2019 For half a mile the whole watercourse was de-channelized, so that the spring water could bend through the park, alternating slow curves and fast runs with rippling currents. Patrick Symmes, Harper's magazine, "The $68,000 Fish," 28 Oct. 2019 Penny has a protagonist who must solve a mysterious disappearance by a local town resident and monitor the dangerous rising spring waters of the nearby river. Denise Davidsonwriter, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Louise Penny’s ‘A Better Man': Of forks in the road and life-changing decisions," 25 Aug. 2019 Day 3: Cavern whiskey and underground bluegrass Head a couple hours south to Cave Spring Hollow, the spring water source for every bottle of Jack Daniel’s sold around the world. National Geographic, "Take an epic road trip to Tennessee’s coolest caverns," 16 Aug. 2019 Traditionalists can quench their thirst with naturally refreshing spring water. Joni Sweet, USA TODAY, "8 things to pack for vacation — and how to get them delivered before you go," 6 Aug. 2019 It was hand-washed in spring water and stored in a dark room between christenings. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, "Royal Hand-Me-Down! Archie Will Wear Same Christening Robe as Cousins George, Charlotte and Louis," 5 July 2019

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First Known Use of spring water

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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13 Dec 2019

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“Spring water.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20water. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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