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drinkable

[dring-kuh-buh l] /ˈdrɪŋ kə bəl/
adjective
1.
suitable for drinking.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; drink + -able
Related forms
drinkability, drinkableness, noun
drinkably, adverb
nondrinkable, adjective
undrinkable, adjective
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Examples for drinkable
  • One of them who knew how to swim was much interested in finding that the ocean water was not drinkable.
  • drinkable water is not expected to last much longer.
  • We had decided to raise our children in a place where the water was drinkable, and the skies clear at night.
  • Most of above made from alcohol once containing deadly government wood alcohol, made drinkable by distillation.
  • He tried mixing it with several things, but failed to make it drinkable.
  • All the water, brought in by trucks, is contaminated and must be boiled to make it drinkable.
  • The streams and waterfalls yield drinkable water said to have healing properties.
  • If only this technology became wide-spread all over the continent, the problem with shortage of drinkable water would vanish.
  • All that will do is burn your lips and lengthen the time it takes for the now-brewed tea to be drinkable.
  • It consistently earned votes for being highly drinkable, balanced and refreshing.

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