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The growth stems, in large part, from China’s lack of access to clean tap water.
A BLOCKBUSTER IPO BRIEFLY MADE A BOTTLED WATER ENTREPRENEUR CHINA’S RICHEST MANGRADY MCGREGORSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Smith makes a saline solution with sparkling water instead of tap water—he prefers San Pellegrino for its crisp minerality.
WHY YOU SHOULD BE ADDING SALT TO YOUR COCKTAILSBY CÉLINE BOSSART/SAVEURSEPTEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Heavy rain and strong winds are already on tap for Cuba, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands, according to meteorologists.
TROPICAL STORM LAURA, NOT YET A HURRICANE, THREATENS COASTAL TEXAS AND LOUISIANAANDREW NUSCAAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
After having trouble cleaning the jar, he filled it with tap water and left it to soak.
SCIENTISTS STUMBLED ACROSS THE FIRST KNOWN MANGANESE-FUELED BACTERIACAROLYN BEANSJULY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Leadbetter and Yu first identified about 70 bacterial species in the jar, which likely came from the tap water.
SCIENTISTS STUMBLED ACROSS THE FIRST KNOWN MANGANESE-FUELED BACTERIACAROLYN BEANSJULY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
As Instagram itself mentions on its official blog, a tap on a product may not always lead to its sale.
HOW TO GET MORE LEADS ON INSTAGRAM: 10 HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TACTICSBHAVIK SONIJULY 7, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
For example, people often boil potatoes in plain, pH-neutral tap water.
SCIENCE ISN’T JUST FOR SCIENTISTSSILKE SCHMIDTMARCH 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
By the time I had done my toilette there was a tap at the door, and in another minute I was in the salle--manger.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
"Come in," said a Cockney voice shrill with youth, in answer to her tap; and the child obeyed.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
While thus occupied, there came a soft tap to the outer door—as was sure to be the case, the clerk being absent—and Val opened it.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO TAP

  • be all ears
  • bend an ear
  • bug
  • ears into
  • listen in
  • monitor
  • overhear
  • pry
  • snoop
  • spy
  • tap
  • tune in on
  • wire
  • wiretap
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