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soft drink

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soft drink(noun)

    nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)

Wiktionary

  1. soft drink(Noun)

    Any carbonated, usually sweet, non-alcoholic drink.

  2. soft drink(Noun)

    Any non-alcoholic drink.

  3. Origin: So called in contrast to alcoholic beverages, which are "hard drinks".

Wikipedia

  1. Soft drink

    A soft drink (see terminology for other names) is a drink that typically contains carbonated water (although some lemonades are not carbonated), a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring. The sweetener may be a sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, fruit juice, a sugar substitute (in the case of diet drinks), or some combination of these. Soft drinks may also contain caffeine, colorings, preservatives, and/or other ingredients. Soft drinks are called "soft" in contrast with "hard" alcoholic drinks. Small amounts of alcohol may be present in a soft drink, but the alcohol content must be less than 0.5% of the total volume of the drink in many countries and localities if the drink is to be considered non-alcoholic. Fruit punch, tea (even kombucha), and other such non-alcoholic drinks are technically soft drinks by this definition, but are not generally referred to as such. Soft drinks may be served chilled, over ice cubes, or at room temperature, especially soda. They are available in many container formats, including cans, glass bottles, and plastic bottles. Containers come in a variety of sizes, ranging from small bottles to large multi-liter containers. Soft drinks are widely available at fast food restaurants, movie theaters, convenience stores, casual-dining restaurants, dedicated soda stores, and bars from soda fountain machines. Soft drinks are typically served in paper or plastic disposable cups in the first three venues. In casual dining restaurants and bars, soft drinks are often served in glasses made from glass or plastic. Soft drinks may be drunk with straws or sipped directly from the cups. Soft drinks are mixed with other ingredients in several contexts. In Western countries, in bars and other places where alcohol is served (e.g. airplanes, restaurants and nightclubs), many mixed drinks are made by blending a soft drink with hard liquor and serving the drink over ice. One well-known example is the rum and coke, which may also contain lime juice. Some homemade fruit punch recipes, which may or may not contain alcohol, contain a mixture of various fruit juices and a soft drink (e.g. ginger ale). At ice cream parlours and 1950s-themed diners, ice cream floats, and specifically root beer floats, are often sold.

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  1. Soft drink

    A soft drink is a beverage that typically contains water, usually a sweetener, and usually a flavoring agent. The sweetener may be sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, fruit juice, sugar substitutes or some combination of these. Soft drinks may also contain caffeine, colorings, preservatives and other ingredients. Soft drinks are called "soft" in contrast to "hard drinks". Small amounts of alcohol may be present in a soft drink, but the alcohol content must be less than 0.5% of the total volume if the drink is to be considered non-alcoholic. Fruit juice, tea, and other such non-alcoholic beverages are technically soft drinks by this definition but are not generally referred to as such. Widely sold soft drink flavors are cola, cherry, lemon-lime, root beer, orange, grape, vanilla, ginger ale, fruit punch, and lemonade. Soft drinks may be served chilled or at room temperature, and some, such as Dr Pepper, can be served warm.

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How to say soft drink in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft drink in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft drink in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of soft drink in a Sentence

  1. Adam Fleck:

    It's not just a carbonated soft drink game anymore.

  2. Declan Morrissey:

    I'd imagine those kinds of businesses wouldn't attract a huge (price) multiple in today's environment, you can use carbonated soft drink volumes as a proxy for sucralose volumes and they've been falling by low single-digits for the last 12 to 24 months. So you've got a top-line volume component that's struggling and then pricing that's off 20 to 30 percent.

  3. Kevin Sinnott:

    Nitrogen infused coffee is changing the way people think about coffee, instead of having a beer or soft drink with lunch, you can have this no carb beverage that still has a great mouth feel.

  4. Lief Chiang:

    With the drop in domestic corn prices, soft-drink makers will increase their use of corn syrup to help cut costs.

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