Potable

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Potable Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
  • of alcoholic beverages that are suitable for drinking; "it''s an impudent young wine but I think you will find it quite potable"

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  • any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Potable'


  • Programme d'eau potable et d'assainissement du MillĂ©naire: Programme d'eau potable et d'assainissement du MillĂ©naire (PEPAM) is an agency compiling statistics in Senegal. Official site
  • Potable Water and Basic Sanitation Regulation Commission: The Potable Water and Basic Sanitation Regulation Commission (CRA) is a regulatory agency of the Government of Colombia in charge of regulating the water
  • Potent potables: Potent potables may refer to: Alcoholic beverages A recurring category on the game show Jeopardy! and on the Saturday Night Live skit Celebrity Jeopardy
  • Potable water diver: A potable water diver works in a potable water tank performing inspection and cleaning tasks. Certified commercial divers can inspect water storage

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Potable Sample Sentences in News


  • Tsuu T'ina water emergency declared
    A water emergency has been declared on part of the Tsuu T'ina First Nation, just southwest of Calgary. A watermain break has disrupted potable water service on the east side of the reserve and people are advised to not drink the tap water. A Tsuu T'ina First Nation spokesman, Peter Manywounds, said service has been affected to 55 houses as well as a daycar Read more on this news related to 'Potable'
  • Know What's Killing More People in Nigeria Than Boko Haram? Lack of Drinking Water
    The lack of running water killed more people in Nigeria last year than Boko Haram. While the terror campaign claimed more than 4,000 lives, the shortage of potable water and poor sanitation led to about 73,000 deaths, according to WaterAid, a London-based nonprofit. In Lagos, about 15 million of the coastal metropolis' 21 million have limited access to piped w Read more on this news related to 'Potable'
  • Cleantech SMEs get S$2.5m boost from JTC, SPRING Singapore
    Six projects were selected as part of the first JTC-SPRING Joint Grant Call for Test-bedding of Sustainable Solutions. The selected projects include a decentralised wastewater recycling system that treats grey, brown and black water for non-potable uses, among others. Read more on this news related to 'Potable'

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