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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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Pure water in the process of vacuum cooling and cooling can be divided into three steps: 1) before the flash point of the trace evaporative cooling, the process of general refrigerating capacity is very little, the main driver is pure water saturated evaporating pressure and vacuum indoor water vapor partial pressure difference; 2) near the flash point of rapid cooling, at this time is mainly evaporation process; 3) after the flash point of phase, the phase of the cooling rate decreases gradually.
This high temperature high humidity level can create a greater than 2 psi (13,800 pascal) water vapor partial pressure difference with the circulating room air, which usually has a dew point of 50[degrees]F (10[degrees]C) or lower.
The constants of proportionality (thermal conductivity [[lambda].sub.j], liquid diffusivity [[kappa].sub.j], vapour diffusivity [[mu].sub.j] - [[delta].sub.j]) are assumed to be functions of local moisture content [X.sub.j] and temperature [[??].sub.j] x [[rho.sub.j] is the density of the drying material, [R.sub.v] the individual gas constant for water vapor, [T.sub.j] is the absolute temperature and [P.sub.vj] the water vapor partial pressure of node j.