tonic water
noun Date: 1903 a carbonated beverage flavored with a small amount of quinine, lemon, and lime

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  • Tonic water — (or Indian tonic water) is a carbonated soft drink flavored with quinine, which gives it a distinctively bitter taste.The drink has garnered its name from the medicinal effects of this bitter flavoring. The quinine was added to the drink as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Tonic Water — unter normalem und UV Licht Tonic Water ist ein chininhaltiges Erfrischungsgetränk mit einem leicht bitteren Geschmack. Früher gehörte Tonic Water (englisch tonic bedeutet „kräftigend, stärkend“, siehe auch Tonikum) zur Standardausrüstung vieler… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tonic water — ► NOUN ▪ a carbonated soft drink with a bitter flavour, used as a mixer with gin or other spirits …   English terms dictionary

  • tonic water — noun A carbonated beverage containing quinine, which is a medicine. It is used to make gin and tonic, a primarily recreational drink. Blue, Anthony Dias, Mixology: Gin Tonic in Drinks, the Magazine of Fine Wine, Spirits, and Living, Spring 2009,… …   Wiktionary

  • tonic water — noun lime or lemon flavored carbonated water containing quinine • Syn: ↑tonic, ↑quinine water • Hypernyms: ↑soft drink • Substance Holonyms: ↑gin and tonic • Substance Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tonic water — ton′ic wa ter n. cvb coo carbonated water containing lemon, sweetener, and quinine, used as a mixer Also called tonic 3) quinine water …   From formal English to slang

  • tonic water. — See quinine water. * * * …   Universalium

  • tonic water — /ˈtɒnɪk wɔtə/ (say tonik wawtuh) noun effervescent water with quinine, often added to spirits …   Australian English dictionary

  • tonic water. — See quinine water …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tonic Water — Tọ|nic Wa|ter [ wɔ̃:tə[r]; engl. = Tonikum u. Wasser], das; s, : Limonade mit einem Zusatz an Chinin oder Chinarindenextrakt als Amarum …   Universal-Lexikon

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