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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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Drought intensity effects on genotypic differences in tissue affinity for strongly bound water.
It has been shown that the model can be refined at higher frequencies by considering the effect of bound water.
1997) reported in winter wheat a decrease in very weakly bound water and an increase in the amount of tightly or moderately bound water that produced an increased freezing tolerance.
Siau's value is based on longitudinal bound water diffusion experiments by Stamm (1959).
While concluding that deviations from the Topp equation appear generally to be due more to the lower bulk density than to more bound water, Dirksen and Dasberg (1993) emphasise that there is always a combined effect as a finer texture not only increases the specific surface area, but also generally results in lower bulk density.
This could be explained by the evaporation of free water from the particle surface followed by the slow drying of bound water inside the particles.
It contains bound water, which causes particles to expand into closed-cell spheres at temperatures above 300 F.
In these broad patches, Boynton and Feldman suggest, the rock may contain minerals with chemically bound water (as OH), such as clays.
Moisture Sorption" explains water activity in foods and shows why commonly held ideas on free and bound water are often inaccurate.
Accordingly, the temperature is increased to desorb bound water, such as water of crystallization, until the water content falls to the range required for optimum product stability.
The volume of these bound water molecules is significantly lower than that of free water in solution.