potable water


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po·ta·ble wa·ter

a water fit for drinking, being free from contamination and not containing a sufficient quantity of saline material to be regarded as a mineral water.

potable water

[pō′təbəl]
Etymology: L, potare, to drink
water that can be consumed without concern for adverse health effects. Potable water does not have to taste good. Likewise, water may be palatable but not necessarily safe to drink.

po·ta·ble wa·ter

(pōtă-bĕl wawtĕr)
Water fit for drinking, being free from contamination and not containing a sufficient quantity of saline material to be regarded as a mineral water.

po·ta·ble wa·ter

(pōtă-bĕl wawtĕr)
Water fit for drinking, being free from contamination and not containing a sufficient quantity of saline material to be regarded as a mineral water.
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