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Water

In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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Successive nations perchance have drank at, admired, and fathomed it, and passed away, and still its water is green and pellucid as ever.
But the wide distribution of fresh-water plants and of the lower animals, whether retaining the same identical form or in some degree modified, I believe mainly depends on the wide dispersal of their seeds and eggs by animals, more especially by fresh-water birds, which have large powers of flight, and naturally travel from one to another and often distant piece of water.
No, I had come to the main corridor, and still there was a breathing space between the surface of the water and the rocky ceiling above.
Rot," said Good; "whoever heard of water being found at the top of a hill
Then she told him that the well that held the Water of Life was in the palace gardens; and bade him make haste, and draw what he wanted before the clock struck twelve.
Although common in the pools of water left by the retiring tide, these animals were not easily caught.
It is easy to observe from this description that he hath no resemblance of a horse, and indeed nothing could give occasion to the name but some likeness in his ears, and his neighing and snorting like a horse when he is provoked or raises his head out of water.
A violent explosion shook the air, and a spout of water, steam, mud, and shattered metal shot far up into the sky.
Slack water had come, and, as the ebb was commencing, there was need for hurry if we cared to escape waiting half a day for the next tide.
On the other side crags and trees and snowy houses were reflected in the lake with a wonderful distinctness, and streams of light from many a distant window shot far abroad over the still waters.
They all reasoned along the same lines that I had reasoned--the conclusions were obvious, but not the water.
As I am no chemist, I cannot give a scientific analysis of the water.