seltzer
noun Etymology: modification of German Selterser (Wasser) water of Selters, from Nieder Selters, Germany Date: 1775 artificially carbonated water

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  • Seltzer — Seltzer, PA U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 307 Housing Units (2000): 137 Land area (2000): 0.069226 sq. miles (0.179294 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.069226… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • seltzer — [selt′sər] n. [altered < Ger Selterser (wasser), (water) from Selters, after Niederselters, village in WC Germany] 1. [often S ] natural mineral water that is effervescent 2. any carbonated water, often flavored with fruit juices: Also seltzer …   English World dictionary

  • Seltzer — Porté en Alsace Lorraine, le nom peut désigner, tout comme Seltz, celui qui est originaire de la commune de Seltz (67). Autre sens possible : celui qui extrait ou vend du sel, tout comme Selzer, Salzer, Saltzer, Saltzmann, Salzmann, Salzman,… …   Noms de famille

  • seltzer — 1741, from Ger. Selterser (Wasser), a kind of mineral water, lit. of Selters, village near Weisbaden in Hesse Nassau, where the mineral water is found …   Etymology dictionary

  • seltzer — ► NOUN dated ▪ carbonated mineral water. ORIGIN from German Selterser, from Niederselters in Germany, where a medicinal mineral water was produced …   English terms dictionary

  • seltzer — /selt seuhr/, n. 1. (sometimes cap.) a naturally effervescent mineral water containing common salt and small quantities of sodium, calcium, and magnesium carbonates. 2. tap water that has been commercially filtered, carbonated, and bottled with… …   Universalium

  • seltzer — 1. adjective Carbonated. seltzer water 2. noun Carbonated water. Syn: soda water …   Wiktionary

  • Seltzer — /ˈsɛltsə/ (say seltsuh) noun 1. a natural effervescent mineral water containing common salt and small quantities of sodium, calcium, and magnesium carbonates. 2. (also lower case) an artificial water of similar composition. Also, Seltzer water.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • seltzer — n. (in full seltzer water) 1 medicinal mineral water from Nieder Selters in Germany. 2 an artificial substitute for this; soda water. Etymology: G Selterser (adj.) f. Selters …   Useful english dictionary

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