Meaning of MINERAL in English
[noun] [C] - a chemical substance such as a rock which is formed naturally in the ground, or any substance which is minedMineral oil is an oil obtained from petroleum.Mineral water (US also bottled water) is natural water from underground containing dissolved minerals which are believed to be good for your health, and which is usually sold in bottles.carbonated mineral water Many people drink mineral water because they do not want to drink tap water.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012