drinking water

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Etymology[edit]

The United States standard of identity is from 21 CFR 165.110.

Noun[edit]

drinking water (usually uncountable, plural drinking waters)

  1. Water that is intended to be ingested by humans.
    1. (US standard of identity) Water intended to be ingested by humans, sealed in a container, having no added ingredients except perhaps antimicrobial agents and/or fluoride, and passing certain tests for color, odor, turbidity, and presence of various microorganisms and chemicals.

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