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tap water

noun
1.
water, obtained directly from a faucet or tap, that has not been purified, distilled, or otherwise treated.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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tap water

noun
1.
water drawn off through taps from pipes in a house, as distinguished from distilled water, mineral water, etc
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