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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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The team of researchers examined whether removing the calcium and magnesium ions using an ion-exchange water softener could mitigate the negative effects of hard water on the skin.
Waterhardness: Prepared various hard waters were first cheked using EDTA and K2Cr2O7 titrations [23] for Ca/Mg and Fe concentration respectively, then applied for further work.
16,20 Keeping in view the importance of both hair and hard water and their regular interaction with each other during bathing, washing etc.
By 7 d of silver exposure, silver accumulation in the algae occurred to a lesser extent in very soft water, as compared to the accumulation observed in soft and moderately hard water.
Marcus: The minerals in hard water can interfere with soap's ability to clean and to get foamy.
Premier's latest faucets use ceramic disc technology to deliver consistent performance and provide a lifetime of trouble-free operation, even in harsh hard water environments.
The minerals in especially hard water can clog it or attack the metal parts, resulting in valve failure.
It is due to hard water in the Midlands, as not all comes from Wales.
Fillmore is in a peculiar situation because of the hard water that comes from wells in the area and the ecological sensitivity of the Santa Clara River.
The copper content of most of the world's natural water supplies does not exceed more than a few milligrams per liter, although concentrations can be higher in well water and in hard water delivered through newly installed copper pipes.
A spokeswoman for Northumbrian Water said just five per cent of the supply to people in the North East was hard water.