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drinking water

  

      n   water reserved or suitable for drinking  
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drinking bout

  
  
bacchanalia, bender     (informal)   bevvy     (dialect)   binge     (informal)   celebration, debauch, orgy, pub-crawl     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   spree, wassail  

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n.
A paved footpath on water, marsh etc.
exp.
drinking out of a can or a bottle without touching it with the lips, by pouring the content from distance
adj.
adj 1 able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc. 2 designed for operation on or from both water and land 3 relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore 4 having a dual or mixed nature
n.
A pipe that carries water and pollutants after being used in houses and businesses.
n.
a leaky tap that tends to spray water over ones trousers whenever used.
n.
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
n.
purple dye sprayed by a police water cannon to mark the demonstrators for arrest. The purple substance was dubbed 'purple rain' by the press after an anti-apartheid protest held in Cape Town on September 2, 1989.
n.
series of concentric, expanding circles caused by ripples in water from a central point
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
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