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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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Chemically bound water relates to both cement hydration and slag reaction.
Here, part of the absorbed water falls into the category of freezing bound water.
Hydration based cements will contain bound water which explode out of the concrete matrix when exposed to temperatures above 800 degrees F.
More detailed knowledge of bound water properties in the cornea can be used to refine the model in future.
Komarova, "Model of dielectric constant of bound water in soil for applications of microwave remote sensing," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol.
1997) reported that a decrease in very weakly bound water and an increase in the amount of tightly or moderately bound water would produce a markedly increased freezing tolerance in winter wheat.
For example, some of the moisture in a board at 50% moisture content will occur as liquid water (or ice, depending on the temperature) within cell cavities of the wood, some will occur as water vapor, and some will be bound water (bound within cell walls).
A second falling rate period occurs after only bound water exists.
ALICE will measure the reflectivity of the plume as it rises into the sunlight, enabling scientists to distinguish between water vapor, water ice, and hydrated minerals (such as salts or clays) with molecularly bound water.
The fraction of bound water is higher in fine-textured soils and those of higher organic matter content due to their greater surface area and surface charge (Roth et al.
Constant-rate drying is usually associated with removal of free water from particle surface and the falling-rate period with bound water inside particles.