mineral water definition

  • noun:
    • Naturally occurring or prepared liquid that contains mixed mineral salts, elements, or gases, usually used therapeutically.
    • liquid, containing mixed nutrients, that has been addressed in virtually any of several methods (filtering, aerating etc) before becoming bottled; used either therapeutically or away from inclination.
    • waters which are therefore impregnated with foreign components, such as for instance gaseous, sulphureous, and saline substances, on let them have medicinal properties, or a specific taste or heat.
    • water normally or artificially impregnated with mineral salts or gasses; usually effervescent; often made use of therapeutically
  • adjective:
    • See under Water.

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