• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Drinkableness State of being drinkable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Approximately 70 percent of the earth is covered by water. Only 1 percent of this water is drinkable.
    • n drinkableness The state of being drinkable.
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In literature:

Certainly the most nutritious of all things eatable or drinkable is the substance, or fluid, called milk.
"The Castaways" by Captain Mayne Reid
In one of the valleys, at the beginning of this part of our journey, nowhere was a drop of drinkable water to be found.
"In the Rocky Mountains" by W. H. G. Kingston
On tasting it we found that it was drinkable, though somewhat bitter and brackish.
"Saved from the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
Or, how can we drink what is not drinkable?
"A Lecture On Heads" by Geo. Alex. Stevens
Rarely were there any fish, nor were these waters drinkable, passing as they did over immense beds of lime.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
The eatables and the drinkables.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
A few springs were found, but these were generally brackish and the water was hardly drinkable.
"The Land of the Kangaroo" by Thomas Wallace Knox
It had a somewhat unpleasant odor, and the horses at first refused it, but the old miner said it was drinkable.
"Dave Porter in the Gold Fields" by Edward Stratemeyer
Could it contain anything drinkable?
"The Cryptogram" by William Murray Graydon
So look out whatever eatables there are, and don't forget the drinkables.
"The Free Lances" by Mayne Reid

In news:

Where do you find a 2005 wine that will be drinkable in 2026.
Biggest need is drinkable water.
Brewer Tom Bleigh did a lot of experimenting to hit this recipe dead-on, resulting is a very drinkable pale ale.
Azerbaijan, an unlikely producer, is presenting deliciously drinkable wines.
This premium liqueur blends the finest tequila with natural citrus liqueur for a unique smoothness and drinkability.
The "gross out" factor has long prohibited efforts to take dirty water and transform it into drinkable water.
"With a drinkability that compares to session ales – which continue to grow in popularity – Deschutes River Ale definitely puts our own twist on this style.".
Water from a tap was not drinkable and even when brushing her teeth she had to be sure to rinse with bottled water and not put the brush in the sink's running water, she said.
We'll slow down to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic, and floatable delights.
The beers slowly aging in the barrels are funky second cousins to the Silver Bullet — part of a wave of mouth- puckering yet drinkable sour beers capturing the.
Gov David Dewhurst says Texas should consider using $1 billion in the state's Rainy Day Fund to help pay for new reservoirs and other sources of drinkable water.
Well balanced, with nice drinkability for such a full-flavored beer.
Eventually, however, the region will be forced to look to the ocean itself, or possibly deep underground, and start removing the salt from salty water to turn it into drinkable liquid.
Here's a quirky new way to get some aromatherapy: Choose a favorite wine-grape varietal and discover every which way to capture its signature scent , whether it's edible, drinkable or spritzable.
Here's a quirky new way to get some aromatherapy: Choose a favorite wine-grape varietal and discover every which way to capture its signature scent, whether it's edible, drinkable or spritzable.