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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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So French feminism is about nurturance in some strange way; it returns you, I think, to wateriness and to things changing and being very fluid, whereas my experience of Anglo-American feminism is much more solid, it's about the united or the complete woman, and I think now a lot of those women are very interested actually in French feminism.
Reheat to dry of any wateriness. Add a big knob of butter, season to taste and add chopped parsley or savoury.
She writes, "The Slocan house, a temporary retreat into a protective state of near-invisibility, is associated with mud and manure, year-round mist and rain, overgrown greenery." Wong describes the "excessive wateriness" of this house as "partly healing, partly debilitating" (Reading Asian American Literature, 140).
In "Antropologicheskoe stranovedenie" (An Anthropological Guide to the Customs of the Country) she considers what the wateriness of the human body means, but her recourse to the elements never attains the clear analytic content of science.