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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Thus, the soft water hardness is monitored, so that a high process and control security is given.
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.
Further, she added that the suggestion was soft water was better to wash with, and therefore needed less soap or detergent, which are irritants for people with eczema.
To begin the transition to soft water, start with a professional water analysis and site survey to determine your water hardness or other potential water problems.
Soft water, often high in toxins like cadmium and lead, contributes to high blood pressure.
Italy, Greece, and Spain were ranked the lowest when it came to soft water management in Europe.
BATHING in soft water could help eczema sufferers, according to a study from The Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.
Produced near Veracruz, in tropical south-east Mexico, it is distilled five times and made using special soft water obtained from a local spring.
Made in a small copper pot in the same distillery for more than 200 years, Plymouth uses seven botanicals and soft water from the region, and is said to be the original Martini gin.
Be sure to mix the soap with soft water (rainwater or distilled water); it won't work properly if you use hard water.
Soft water or rainwater must be used as limy tap water will cause the leaves to yellow.
Darlene grew, to appreciate the soft water, with its benefits of easier cleaning chores and the improvements it offers to laundry, skin and hair care.