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water and was
The water was there, so much of it that it spread all through the dead orchard.
But there was water.
Yes, there was plenty of water, too much, and that was probably the trouble.
The town was about what Wilson expected: one main street with its rows of false-fronted buildings, a water tower, a few warehouses, a single hotel ; ;
There a dozen giant monitors played their seventy-five-foot jets of water against the huge seam of tertiary gravel which was the mountainside.
The water was warm and stale and had a brackish taste.
But it was water.
The water level was higher than their hubs.
He let down the tailgate and was knocked over by the sluice of water.
Her stern was down and a sharp list helped us to cut loose the lifeboat which dropped heavily into the water.
Already our leaky lifeboat was filled with five inches of water.
Ramey heard the words again inside, weakened, the way moving water sounds through a grove of trees, until he was not sure whether it was sound or light-headedness pressing in his ears.
This was the land of the sladang, the great water buffalo with horns forty inches across the spread.
Now, the next morning, they were anchored at The Elbow and the boat was riding directly over the underwater ledge where the green water turned to deepest blue and the cliff dropped straight down 600 fathoms, with the weighted line beside it ; ;
he was very thirsty, but he must observe water discipline.
Of course it was water he really craved ; ;
And when this was gone, he hadn't even a little bitter tablet to purify other water if he were to discover some stagnant jungle pool.
There might have been a pool of cool water behind any of these tree-clumps: only -- there was not.
To relieve the itch and sweat galls, the men got into the water whenever they could and since each sizable stream was generally the dividing line between the armies the pickets declared a private truce while the men went swimming.
The water was deep and Brownlow took his troopers across naked -- except for guns, cartridge boxes and hats.
There is a mediocre restaurant at Sounion and I fed a thin little Grecian cat and gave it two saucers of water -- there was no milk -- which it lapped up as though it were nectar.
Both abolition of war and new techniques of production, particularly robot factories, greatly increase the world's wealth, a situation described in the following passage, which has the true utopian ring: `` Everything was so cheap that the necessities of life were free, provided as a public service by the community, as roads, water, street lighting and drainage had once been.
`` And Jesus, when he was baptized went up straightway out of the water: and lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him ''.

water and absorbed
Their skins were exposed to harmful ultraviolet rays that had previously been absorbed by the water.
External gills do not return in subsequent aquatic phases because these are completely absorbed upon leaving the water for the first time.
Albrecht von Haller, a Swiss physician and physiologist made note in his 1747 book on physiology that the " water " in the brain was secreted into the ventricles and absorbed in the veins, and when secreted in excess, could lead to hydrocephalus.
99 % of the water absorbed by the roots moves up to the leaves and is transpired.
Due to hydrophobic properties, in aquatic ecosystems DDT and its metabolites are absorbed by aquatic organisms and adsorbed on suspended particles, leaving little DDT dissolved in the water itself.
In addition to optical fiber lasers, a large variety of medical applications ( i. e. dermatology, dentistry ) utilize the erbium ion's 2940 nm emission ( see Er: YAG laser ), which is highly absorbed in water in tissues, making its effect very superficial.
The amount of water present in the soil before the precipitation also plays an important role, because it sets limits on the amount of water that can be absorbed by the soil ( and hence prevented from flowing on the surface as erosive runoff ).
As the lagoon water rises and seeps into the foundation of a building, the water is absorbed and rises up through the walls often causing damage to frescoes.
They are usually cooked for 5 – 10 minutes for " quick " grits or 20 or more minutes for whole kernel grits, or until the water is absorbed and the grits become a porridge-like consistency.
" Grits are prepared by simply boiling the ground kernels into a porridge until enough water is absorbed or vaporized to leave it semi-solid.
) It was also discovered that if the paste was rolled into balls before drying the resulting gunpowder absorbed less water from the air during storage and traveled better.
External gills do not return in subsequent aquatic phases because these are completely absorbed upon leaving the water for the first time.
Initially nitric oxide is oxidized again to yield nitrogen dioxide: This gas is then readily absorbed by the water, yielding the desired product ( nitric acid, albeit in a dilute form ), while reducing a portion of it back to nitric oxide:
Certain radio frequencies that are absorbed or scattered by water vapor, raindrops, or atmospheric gases ( especially oxygen ) are avoided in designing radars, except when their detection is intended.
Newly polished rice is allowed to " rest " until it has absorbed enough moisture from the air so that it will not crack when immersed in water.
Hydrogen is combined with CO < sub > 2 </ sub > ( absorbed from air or water ) to form glucose and release oxygen.
The freezing of absorbed water, causes the physical splitting of material, along a path toward the center of the rock, while temperature gradients within the rock can cause exfoliation of " shells ".
When heat radiates from the surface of the earth, it is released as long-wave radiation, which can move freely through gases composed of diatomic molecules ( such as the atmosphere's oxygen and nitrogen ), but is readily absorbed by triatomic molecules, such as carbon dioxide and water vapor.
Water is lost much faster than is absorbed, so plants need to replace it, and have developed systems to transport water from the moist soil to the site of photosynthesis.
The short rays are more easily scattered by water droplets, and the long rays are more likely to be absorbed.
The report was astounding given the simplicity of the equipment: it was essentially an electrolysis cell containing heavy water and a palladium cathode which rapidly absorbed the deuterium produced during electrolysis.
Fortifying foods such as peanut butter sachets ( see Plumpy ' Nut ) and Spirulina have revolutionized emergency feeding in humanitarian emergencies because they can be eaten directly from the packet, do not require refrigeration or mixing with scarce clean water, can be stored for years and, vitally, can be absorbed by extremely ill children.

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