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A flavoured brand of non-carbonated sports drink that rehydrates and replenishes fluids, carbohydrates, and electrolytes lost during intense exercise.

Gatorade was first developed in 1965 at the University of Florida as a way of replenishing fluids, carbohydrates and electrolytes sweated out during exercise. It was named after the school’s football team, the Gators.


Sports medicine A proprietary sports drink that replaces fluids, carbohydrates, electrolytes consumed during intense exercise. See Sports drink.
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At Verdugo Hills High School, the home of the Dons, about 25 players sweated through practice Thursday, two large coolers of water and Gatoraid in the shade close by.
had "hit her in the back of the head with a Gatoraid [sic] bottle