tap water

noun
Updated on: 8 Jan 2018

Definition of tap water

: water as it comes from a tap (as in a home)

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First Known Use of tap water

1881


TAP WATER Defined for English Language Learners

tap water

noun

Definition of tap water for English Language Learners

  • : water that comes through pipes from the public water system


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