soft drink

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n soft drink nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
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Usage

In literature:

His soft-drink counter is atrocious.
"Stubble" by George Looms
In the meantime we sat in the saloon and drank "soft" drinks.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
She prepared food and drink, made him a soft bed where he could sleep comfortably, and then leaving the house passed the night out of doors.
"Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen" by Alexander Chodsko
The drink should be tea or lemonade made with water, soft and clear, and, when practicable, distilled.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
In the report of the President's Homes Commission, Senate Document 644, may be found a list of soft drinks examined by the Bureau of Chemistry.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
The young man left alone cursed softly to himself, and ordered another drink.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
Admittedly there would be drinking of soft drinks.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
Alan thought he might be selling tickets, but instead he held forth a tray of soft drinks.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
Not having a hot drink for breakfast was another little hardship, a reminder of how soft they'd got.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
Now and then a soft sob came from her in the pauses of her drinking.
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
He makes proclamations that Orham is nothin' but sand, slush, and soft drinks.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
The animal should be encouraged to eat soft feed and given mucilaginous drinks.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
There was a barroom in front, and a sign announced that soda and soft drinks were for sale.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport
Reclining on a soft panther-skin, in front of a low drinking-table, he drained one goblet after another.
"The Scarlet Banner" by Felix Dahn
After the waltz they sought the side-lines, where soft drinks were served.
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
Seeing Bruin taking a drink she passed softly down the bank, and coming to a grassy spot she sat down, feeling very unhappy.
"The Fairy School of Castle Frank" by Grant Balfour
Soft drinks, cos thet kind puts most heft in the bottle and least ter the booze.
"Scarlett of the Mounted" by Marguerite Merington
Rain water is the best kind of soft water, and is therefore, the best for drinking purposes.
"A Guide to Health" by Mahatma Gandhi
Thus shaugwewe, is a weak person, noekaugumme, a weak drink, nokaugwud, a weak, or soft piece of wood.
"The Indian in his Wigwam" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Soda water and other soft drinks generally cost from 9 to 12 cents.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
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In poetry:

Drink rapture from her soft dark eye,
And sunshine from her heavenly smile;
On wings of bliss their moments fly,
And I am pining here the while!
"Lines inscribed on the wall of a dungeon in the southern p of i" by Anne Bronte
Her lips and cheeks waxed rosy-fresh and young;
Drinking she sang: 'My soul shall nothing want;'
And drank anew: while soft a song was sung,
A mystical slow chant.
"From House To House" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
They brought me Lethe's water, saying, 'Drink!'
'Drink, for the draught is sweet,' I heard them say,
'Shalt learn how soft a thing forgetting is.'
I answered : 'Nay.'
"Translated from Geibel" by Amy Levy
Therefore I leave thee softly, to awaken
When the first sun rays warm thy blue-veined breast,
Smiling and all unknowing I have taken
The poppied drink that brings me endless rest.
"Song Of Jasoda" by Laurence Hope
She sleeps; and where the silent moonbeams sink
Thro' diamond panes,--soft as a ghost of snow,--
In wide, white jets, the lion-fur seems to drink
With tawny jaws its wasted, winey glow.
"The Sleeper" by Madison Julius Cawein
Over each crumb that it gathers up
It winningly carols those two soft words
In the dulcet notes of the sweetest of birds,
Darting its sharp beak under its wing
As it might in a ruby drinking-cup.
"A Little Bird That Everybody Knows" by Frances Fuller Victor

In news:

NATIONAL NEWS (CNN) — Shortly after Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney enjoyed cookies and soft drinks with the Rev.
A street vendor selling soft drinks pushes his tricycle while his son lies on it in Mexico City ( Henry Romero Reuters, REUTERS / July 31, 2012 ).
It is a small bit of trickery masquerading as generosity: A suspect is offered a cigarette or a soft drink in a police interrogation room.
The Zeitgeist Agency has been drafted in to help promote a soft drink created in partnership with Bob Marley 's family.
These highly caffeinated beverages are the fastest-growing type of soft drink in the US What follows is a look at how caffeine gives your body an energy boost.
Coca-Cola Co is taking an equity stake in the maker of the Core Power protein drink, the world's largest soft drink company said on Tuesday, as it increases its bet on milk-based beverages.
I had no idea Wizards fans cared so much about soft drinks.
Coca- Cola Co is taking an equity stake in the maker of the Core Power protein drink, the world's largest soft drink company said on Tuesday, as it increases its bet on milk-based beverages.
Scottish soft drinks maker A.G.
Coca-Cola Co is taking an equity stake in the maker of the Core Power protein drink, the world's largest soft drink company said on Tuesday, as it increases its bet on milk-based beverages.
They aren't the foods we crave and eat unconsciously, such as biscuits, bread, soft drinks and fast food.
This Thursday, May 31, 2012 file photo shows a display of various size soft drink cups next to stacks of sugar cubes at a news conference at New York's City Hall.
A bet on modestly higher prices for the soft drink and snack maker pays off for bulls.
Bloomberg's Gigi Stone reports on ways beverage makers are trying to reverse declines in the soft drink industry.
It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft drinks, a government study found.
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In science:

For example, suppose there are n households who want a soft drink at lunch today in Alice’s restaraunt, but are indifferent as to whether it is a Pepsi or a Coke, or even how much is one and how much is the other.
Time and symmetry in models of economic markets
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