Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Potable water.
  • n. Water treated to remove salts or noxious inclusions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of white grape, having a sweet watery juice; -- also called white sweetwater, and white muscadine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A white variety of the European grape, with notably sweet juice. It is among those varieties which are most grown in hothouses.
  • n. In sugar-manuf, exhaust-steam from the vacuum-pans which contains more or less entrained syrup.
  • n. A manufacturers' name for the aqueous solution of glycerin which is a by-product of the lime saponification of fats in preparing the fatty acids for candle-making.

Etymologies

sweet +‎ water (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The site is in fledgling stages, so info and photos are lacking a bit, but I do think this site needs to branch out into sweetwater.

    Talking Trash

  • Just testing something ... by sweetwater station on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2009 at 8: 23: 25 PM

    Breaking The Real "Last Taboo" - The Things No One Dares To Say

  • Yep by sweetwater station on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2009 at 8: 25: 51 PM

    Breaking The Real "Last Taboo" - The Things No One Dares To Say

  • The comments are as good a read as the article! by sweetwater station on Wednesday, Jan 7, 2009 at 8: 15: 29 PM

    Breaking The Real "Last Taboo" - The Things No One Dares To Say

  • From out of the cottonwoods down by the river, a soft breeze blows that Western perfume of sweetwater and hay.

    The Custer Syndrome

  • A Jesuit father who knew them well, Barthélemy Vimont, wrote that Nicollet was “delegated to a journey to the people called the Gens de Mer,” the People of the Sea who lived beyond the sweetwater sea.34

    Champlain's Dream

  • Both places had protected harbors, defensible ground, sweetwater streams, abundant timber, fertile soil, and natural beauty.

    Champlain's Dream

  • They moved into the shelter of the big trees and found a flat, grassy space near the center where a spring fountained into a sweetwater pond.

    Vulcan’s Glory

  • The settlement is located on the fringe of Chalbi Desert, having appeared there long ago by reason of sweetwater springs.

    2. Solar Cookers and Solar Cooker Projects

  • Picking up the jug again, he stepped off of the rise and sank up to his chest in the swamp's rot-smelling ooze, and half-paddled, half-walked his way through the bulb lillies to the nearest of the ripples marking the sweetwater.

    Elephant Song

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