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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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"For that reason we are now embarking on a pilot trial to investigate whether installation of a domestic water softener around the time of birth can prevent skin barrier breakdown and eczema in those living in hard water areas."
Similarly when the hair reacts with hard water, the cations; calcium and magnesium are absorbed from the water by the anion sites of hair and results in oxidation of hair (similar to oxidative damage in hair dyeing), is influenced by both water hardness and/or pH.16,20 Keeping in view the importance of both hair and hard water and their regular interaction with each other during bathing, washing etc., and the pH as calculated in Table-2 and its effect, we conducted this study to evaluate the effect of hard water on strength of hair in men and also create awareness among people about the effect of hard water on hair.
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. Likewise, in very soft water cell density did not significantly increase in any silver treatment.
Dennis Griesing, vice president of government affairs for the American Cleaning Institute, told the Associated Press that low-phosphate products made then didn't work as well in hard water, but he said new formulations are now available that do a better job.
Researchers have found that soft water is more effective than hard water in removing bacteria from broiler chicken skin.
My hair doesn't react well to the hard water there.
The term known as "hard water" defines household water that contains magnesium, calcium and chlorine, as well as dirt, sediment and bacteria that make water heavier, less clear and smelly.
ACID Magic is a direct replacement for muriatic and other products as well, and can be used for etching concrete, cleaning masonry, removing hard water and calcium buildup, and even as a pH down for pools and spas.
Anode rods need to be replaced every five to six years, or more often if the area has extremely hard water.
Trim C276 synthetic coolant and SC536 low-oil semi-synthetic coolant have been reformulated to prevent hard water soap residue forming on parts, chips, and machine surfaces.