from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Water drawn directly from a tap or faucet.
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- n. Water that has come from a tap.
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- n. water directly from the spigot
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Without regret I mooched tiredly to the bar, bought some whisky and poured into it enough London tap water to give the distiller fits.
From the fluoride, chloroform, and drug residues in your tap water (which we’re told is safe) to the cosmetic and household chemicals and sun that could either give us cancer or save us from it and the newly confirmed dangers of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) from our Wi-Fi gadgets, what once seemed like paranoid concerns have emerged as real ones we need to keep on top of.