Definitions for drinking
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drinking, imbibing, imbibitionnoun
the act of consuming liquids
drink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulencenoun
the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
"drink was his downfall"
An act or session by which drink is consumed.
Drinking is the act of ingesting water or other liquids into the body through the mouth, proboscis, or elsewhere. Humans drink by swallowing, completed by peristalsis in the esophagus. The physiological processes of drinking vary widely among other animals. Most animals drink water to maintain bodily hydration, although many can survive on the water gained from their food. Water is required for many physiological processes. Both inadequate and (less commonly) excessive water intake are associated with health problems.
Drinking refers to the act of consuming a liquid, usually through the mouth, for the purpose of hydration, nourishment, or pleasure. It commonly involves the intake of water or various beverages, such as alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks, to quench thirst or satisfy a desire for taste or enjoyment. Drinking can be a habitual or occasional behavior practiced by individuals of legal drinking age.
the act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing
the practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors
an entertainment with liquors; a carousal
Drinking is the act of ingesting water or other drinks through the mouth. Water is required for many of life’s physiological processes. Both excessive and inadequate water intake are associated with health problems.
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The consumption of liquids.
Verb form of the word drink.
They were drinking coffee when the neighbour came to the door with a wedding gift.
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Rank popularity for the word 'drinking' in Nouns Frequency: #2312
The numerical value of drinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of drinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Find out what whiskey he drinks and send all of my generals a case, if it will get the same results. - in reply to comments about General Grant's drinking problems
Never binge drinking and drinking small amounts when drinking – with meals – is a good rule of thumb.
It's a two-way street, drinking amongst young people in high school can affect their drinking as adults, and it's also true that drinking by adults can affect students.
Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking.
For example, should people have piped drinking water? Everyone will say yes. But in India in 2001, 45,000 villages had populations less than 100, some of those villages are in hilly areas where they get perfectly clean drinking water from streams, so what is the objective? Is it to get drinking water from taps or just to get clean drinking water?
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