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potable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpotablepo‧ta‧ble /ˈpəʊtəbəl $ ˈpoʊ-/ adjective formal  DRINKpotable water is safe to drink syn drinkable
Examples from the Corpus
potableThe fact that a water is potable does not, however, necessarily make it suitable for textile purposes.This provides for a supply of very good quality water to the main river, which itself is used as potable supply.There is no potable water, except what you carry with you, and the equatorial sun beats down with fierce intensity.But sewage systems are not the only non-potable water systems cross-connected to the potable water supply.Bread, it would appear, is an indispensable foodstuff, as necessary to life as potable water.Reconstituted and recombined milk and milk products are those that result from the recombining of milk constituents with potable water.
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