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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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Water immersion colonoscopy is used to achieve sufficient distention of the colon for visualizing the way forward; keep the lumen minimally distended with water for reducing angulations in the colon; and facilitate advancement with less looping of the instrument.
Cold water immersion, like cold water swimming, is becoming increasingly popular off the North East coast, with several clubs dedicated to plunging into the freezing temperatures.
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Alternating hot and cold water immersion for athlete recovery: a review.
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The highest mean end-trial Tcore was 38.3 degrees Celsius for land-based exercise, 37.5 degrees Celsius for water immersion exercise, 36.9 degrees Celsius for hot water bathing, and 37.6 degrees Celsius for sauna exposure.
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Effects of cold water immersion on the recovery of physical performance and muscle damage following a one-off soccer match.
These multi-mode retorts can run saturated steam, steam air overpressure, water immersion, water spray, and water cascade processes in combination with seven changeable modular agitation modes - still, end-over-end, swinging, Gentle Motion shaking (low-speed), The Shaka (high-speed), hydrostatic simulation, and axial rotation.
Cold water immersion (CWI) is commonly used by endurance athletes to speed recovery and attenuate the deleterious effects of muscle damaging or fatiguing exercise (Wilcock et al., 2006b).
It also is proposed that water immersion stimulates sympathetic nerve fibers, causing vasoconstriction of the palms and digits and ultimately leading to palmar wrinkling and the associated parasthesias.