seltzer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n seltzer effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide
    • n seltzer naturally effervescent mineral water
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: If you feed a seagull Alka-Seltzer, its stomach will explode.
    • n Seltzer selt′zėr an effervescing alkaline mineral water brought from Nieder-Selters in Prussia
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Usage

In literature:

In one hand he carried a decanter of brandy, in the other a seltzer siphon.
"Phantom Wires" by Arthur Stringer
Stone disappeared to return with cigars, whiskey and seltzer, which he placed at Overland's elbow.
"Overland Red" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
The hospital lacked water, so much so that I was reduced to washing in the seltzer water which the sister had had sent to me.
"Sac-Au-Dos" by Joris Karl Huysmans
Will you have tea or hock and seltzer?
"The Green Carnation" by Robert Smythe Hichens
A seltzer lemonade satisfied him, while his companion took whisky.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
A Filipino shoots the way a trained monkey touches off a syphon of seltzer water.
"Peck's Uncle Ike and The Red Headed Boy 1899" by George W. Peck
The latter was pale, hollow-cheeked, and gazed at the flame with a gloomy air as he drank his grog of kirsch and seltzer.
"Tartarin On The Alps" by Alphonse Daudet
Or would you like hock-and-seltzer?
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Where's Caron's seltzer siphon laid, A squirt from which laid Herbert low?
"Something Else Again" by Franklin P. Adams
This is a kind of artificial Seltzer water.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
By Charles Alden Seltzer.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
By Charles A. Seltzer.
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
Aerated alcaline water, or Seltzer's water.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
If you are as dry as I am, you must want a whisky and seltzer.
"Tales of South Africa" by H.A. Bryden
Pass me the Seltzer, Tom, do!
"Beatrice Boville and Other Stories" by Ouida
Have a brandy and seltzer?
"Lady Maude's Mania" by George Manville Fenn
A. Seltzer Conquest of Canaan, The .
"The Old Blood" by Frederick Palmer
It resembles Seltzer-water in its sparkling and its slightly acid taste.
"Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c." by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
TRANSLATED BY THOMAS SELTZER.
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
While we were still looking at the monkeys, a servant came in bringing a tray with wine and seltzer water.
"The Animal Story Book" by Various
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In news:

Steve Seltzer Honda — 3-time winner Owner: Steve Seltzer Location: Altoona, Penn.
It's the little things that illustrate Steve Seltzer Honda's commitment to what it calls T.C.S.
Steve Seltzer has expanded his business and said he may not be done growing.
Emily Douglas and Sarah Seltzer on Women at Occupy Wall Street The Nation.
HBO Developing Family Drama About Addiction From David Seltzer .
Writer-director Aaron Seltzer lists home at $2,949,000.
When seltzer man Eli Miller is out making deliveries in his gray station wagon, he often gets stopped by passersby who want to know two things: 1) What on earth are you doing.
Sarah Seltzer, pop culture writer.
Larry Seltzer 2010-04-13 Article Rating: / 4.
The family of California kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard has eliminated the vultures who were trying to profit off their misery and brought in pit- bull publicist Nancy Seltzer.
2 cups lemon-lime seltzer, chilled.
Larry Seltzer is the Editorial Director of Byte.
1 bottle (1 liter) seltzer, chilled.
Margaret Seltzer's memoir was a lie, but the truth is more interesting.
Margaret Seltzer's Book Was a Lie, But the Truth is More Interesting.
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In science:

The plotted quantity is XH /mH , where XH is the stopping range in c.g.s. units of g cm−2 from Berger & Seltzer (1982) and mH is the mass of the H-atom.
X- and Gamma-Ray Line Emission Processes
Cn being the expansion coefficients which are given by Seltzer .
Studies of all order correlation effects in the isotope shifts and fine structure variation constants: Applications to Na and Mg+
Berger, M. J., and Seltzer, S. M., Bremsstrahlung inthe atmosphere, J.
X-rays from solar system objects
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