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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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Changes in bound water, bulk water, and their fractions inside the ZCC may provide a physiological basis for UTE MRI to detect changes in the OA-affiliated ZCC during repair by MSCs in vivo .
where [W.sub.b,t] is the chemically bound water content at the time t and [W.sub.b,[infinity]] is the chemically bound water content in accordance with the apparent ultimate cement hydration under the designed curing conditions (60[degrees]C and 100% RH in this study).
Here, part of the absorbed water falls into the category of freezing bound water.
[11, 12] evaluated the heat evolution rate, chemically bound water content, and compressive strength of hardening concrete.
It apparently involves other factors, such as differences in the bound water fraction and ability to manage hypoxic stress.
Hydration based cements will contain bound water which explode out of the concrete matrix when exposed to temperatures above 800 degrees F.
We model the presence of bound water as in [36] by considering a certain volume fraction of water to have a principal relaxation time [[tau].sub.h] instead of [[tau].sub.1] in Table 2.
Soil moisture has biphasic dielectric properties, and water in the formation is divided into two parts: bound water and free water.
The results indicated that with the decrease in temperature electrolyte leakage (EL) and thiobarbituric acid -reactive substances (TBARS) content increased markedly and reached two peaks in September and February, ratio of free water content (FWC) to bound water content (BWC) decreased and the lowest value was found in the winter (during November to January).
Secondary drying (desorption) completes the process and "drives the ionically bound water from the material," explains Reihbandt.
When water interacts with wood, it can occur in a fourth state (bound water).