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WATER. That liquid substance of which the sea, the rivers, and creeks are composed.
     2. A pool of water, or a stream or water course, is considered as part of the land, hence a pool of twenty acres, would pass by the grant of twenty acres of land, without mentioning the water. 2 Bl. Com. 18; 2 N. H. Rep. 255; 1, Wend. R. 255; 5 Paige, R. 141; 2 N. H. Rep. 371; 2 Brownl. 142; 5 Cowen, R. 216; 5 Conn. R. 497; 1 Wend. R. 237. A mere grant of water passes only a fishery. Co. Lit. 4 b.
     3. Like land, water is distinguishable into different parts, as the sea, (q.v.) rivers, (q.v.) docks, (q.v.) canals, (q.v.) ponds, q v.) and sewers, (q.v.) and to these may be added at water course. (q.v.) Vide 4 Mason, R. 397 River; Water course.

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The basis for this effect is assumed to be increased activity engendered by water deprivation either during inescapable shock exposure, which then transfers to the shuttlebox test, or directly during escape performance in the shuttlebox test.
1998) in chicks submitted to food and water deprivation, according to which heart weight decreased with increasing water deprivation.
handled chronically water-deprived and nondeprived rats over a seven-week period and found that while chronic water deprivation decreased the effective CS-US interval in the long-trace taste-aversion conditioning of rats, the excessive handling on the nondeprived rats appeared to increase the effective CS-US interval to 180 min.
A "high boy" platform with digital cameras, infrared detectors, and an infrared thermometer is driven through the plots weekly to monitor crop growth and leaf temperature, an indicator of crop water deprivation.
The investigation is examining claims that British soldiers used death threats, intimidation and physical violence, as well as sleep, food and water deprivation to obtain intelligence from suspects.
When they learnt about water deprivation in other countries, they widened their knowledge in geography.
A water deprivation test involving withholding of free water to stimulate ADH secretion may be used but is not necessary for the diagnosis.
This could relieve, for example, drought conditions for agriculture, needs of water-hungry industries, and extreme conditions of water deprivation for such population centers as Mexico City.
State Department found "credible allegations of physical abuse" at WWASP's facility in Samoa, citing "beatings, isolation, food and water deprivation, chokeholds, kicking, punching, bondage, spraying with chemical agents, forced medication, [and] verbal abuse.
Torture would be stretching his limbs out on a rack, applying excessive heat or electric shock or total food and water deprivation.
Blood ketones and serum lipids in starvation and water deprivation.