tap water

tap water
noun Date: 1881 water as it comes from a tap (as in a home)

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  • tap water — N UNCOUNT Tap water is the water that comes out of a tap in a building such as a house or a hotel. He never drinks tap water …   English dictionary

  • tap water — /ˈtæp wɔtə/ (say tap wawtuh) noun the water which comes from a public water reservoir, often chlorinated to purify it and fluoridated for public dental health. Compare bottled water. Also, tapwater, tap water …   Australian English dictionary

  • tap water — vandentiekio vanduo statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Pagal tam tikrus reikalavimus apdorotas vanduo, tiekiamas į skirstomąjį tinklą arba švaraus vandens rezervuarą. atitikmenys: angl. faucet water; supply water; tap water vok …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • tap water — tap′ wa ter n. water obtained via a plumbing system directly from a faucet or tap • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • tap water — water, obtained directly from a faucet or tap, that has not been purified, distilled, or otherwise treated. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

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