Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Decaffeinated coffee.
  • noun A serving of decaffeinated coffee.

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  • noun informal a decaffeinated coffee, tea, or soft drink.

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  • noun coffee with the caffeine removed

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Examples

  • In the U.S. you can get some pretty great decaf from a number of sources: the aforementioned Terroir Coffee for lighter roasts, and for deeply-roasted plunger pot or espresso-style decaf try the Sumatra or any other decaf from Peets (www. peets.com).

    Buying and brewing good coffee in Mexico

  • In the U.S. you can get some pretty great decaf from a number of sources: the aforementioned Terroir Coffee for lighter roasts, and for deeply-roasted plunger pot or espresso-style decaf try the Sumatra or any other decaf from Peets (www. peets.com).

    Buying and brewing good coffee in Mexico

  • First off, let me say that I made the discovery that now one or two cups of caffeine are considered okay, so I am just limiting myself to one caffeinated beverage a day, and then I figure that leaves me room for little incidentals like the traces of caffeine found in decaf, in chocolate, and in the espresso powder that I've been sprinkling on my ice cream along with chocolate syrup (which, btw, makes for a passable imitation of the base of a cappucino skor blizzard, in case you are in need of one, just so you know).

    Substitute My Coke For Gin

  • First off, let me say that I made the discovery that now one or two cups of caffeine are considered okay, so I am just limiting myself to one caffeinated beverage a day, and then I figure that leaves me room for little incidentals like the traces of caffeine found in decaf, in chocolate, and in the espresso powder that I've been sprinkling on my ice cream along with chocolate syrup (which, btw, makes for a passable imitation of the base of a cappucino skor blizzard, in case you are in need of one, just so you know).

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Numi Tea is seems hit and miss thus far — their vanilla decaf was absolutely nondescript yesterday, but their genmaicha, Toasted Rice Green, was decent, well-rounded and sweet, as all genmaicha are.

    Daily Tea: April 7, 2010 | Tea Derivations

  • I drink gallons of it during the day and end my dinner with a cup or two of decaf, which is something of a joke since I am already surfeited with caffeine, my drug of choice.

    Jay Weston: Wolfgang Puck's Iced Coffee: A Heavenly Glass of Iced Joe!

  • I drink gallons of it during the day and end my dinner with a cup or two of decaf, which is something of a joke.

    Jay Weston: Wolfgang Puck's Iced Coffee: A Heavenly Glass of Iced Joe!

  • Legitimate Tea Partiers were ready for these "decaf" counterfeits, peacefully surrounding them when they showed up and calling them out in comical fashion.

    ChronWatch - Articles

  • Legitimate Tea Partiers were ready for these "decaf" counterfeits, peacefully surrounding them when they showed up and calling them out in comical fashion.

    ChronWatch - Articles

  • So, while the average cup of decaf contains between 6 and 10 milligrams of caffeine per serving, the regulation allows for "decaf" coffee to contain much higher levels of the stimulant, at least 30 milligrams in some cases, according to

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  • Lived on Decaf, faced no Devil.

    October 18, 2008

  • March 15, 2011

  • Are you differentiating between a has bean vs. a has not bean?

    Just a bean being bean? to bean or not to bean, that is the question.

    March 15, 2011