Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being potable

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being potable; potableness.

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Examples

  • Together, the three organizations will deploy delivery trucks and water tanks equipped with "Radio Frequency Identification" -- an asset-tracking technology that will collect real-time data on delivery, potability and supply requirements via both satellite and ground network communications.

    Three Innovative Ways People Are Helping In Haiti

  • As part of their 2007 Quality of Life Report, they ranked 215 cities worldwide based on levels of air pollution, waste management, water potability, hospital services, medical supplies and the presence of infectious disease.

    The World's Dirtiest Cities

  • It is a good idea to have a private lab test your well water for potability.

    The Truth about Acid Rain: Threat to Nature and Humanity

  • But, of course, no amount of money a single person could throw at the problem of water potability is going to solve it, but a fairly small bit comparatively gets you a tv.

    Incongruous

  • As we have discussing, the water, the potability of the water down there, they say that it's drinkable and that these men can survive on that.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2007

  • Facebook became Facebook in no small part by delivering a great user experience, and so long as it continues to make people happy, people will flock to it, data potability or not.

    Facebook, Google And Plaxo Join The DataPortability Workgroup

  • The potability of any source has to be assessed before a decision to use it for human water supply is taken.

    16. Water

  • They are probably questions of depth, questions of potability.

    Water Witches

  • For example, there is no direct relation between the appearance of a sample of water and its potability.

    1. Water in camps of Displaced people

  • Identification of undesirable or toxic chemical substances whose maximum permissible concentrations determine the potability of water.

    Chapter 5

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