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Account Balance

The amount available in an account. Simply put, the account balance is the net of all credits less all debits. A positive account balance indicates the account holder has funds available to him/her, while a negative balance indicates the holder owes money. Account balances are important in banking because they determine whether or not an account holder has money for living expenses and in margin accounts because they show whether the holder can conduct more margin transactions.

Balance

The amount of the original loan remaining to be paid.

It is equal to the loan amount less the sum of all prior payments of principal.

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The treatments of putrescine showed significantly highest water balance than in the control treatment during experiment.
Grismer and Asato (2012) provide a detailed description of the general root zone water balance methods that were used here.
Still, it allows us to estimate the general mechanisms of the water balance of a specific lake and to compare how the conditions during different time periods affect the hydrological regime of a lake.
The major difficulties in the simulation of the water balance are the complex relationships among the hydrological processes, the climate and the vegetation dynamics (BOULAIN et al.
Traditionally, covers over landfills have sought to exclude precipitation, which could soak through and contaminate the underlying soil, but research is being conducted on water balance covers, which are designed to trap precipitate liquid in surface soil and allow it to drain away or evaporate later.
In offset this has been accomplished via enhancing the tooling towards light sleeves compared with the more old-fashioned and cumbersome cassette systems, and to focus on enhancing the control systems: programmable water balance, ink balance, pre-register systems, job-storage, etc.
At the same time, he stressed, attention is turned on other non-conventional water resources, such as recycling of treated municipal effluents in order to cover the water needs of the agricultural sector and ensure a gradual integration into the water balance.
Seriously ill patients often suffer from disorders of salt and water balance and present with clinical signs of either dehydration or oedema.
Joe MacClean from Northumbrian Water will demonstrate the farm water balance sheet.
For the mother, they were found to keep the blood thin, relax blood vessels, lower blood pressure, help to maintain water balance in the body, decrease inflammation and pain, improve nerve and immune function and help insulin to work during pregnancy.
If so, low water availability in green plants during drought periods may adversely impact water balance of individuals and in turn population demography.
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