water-borne


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water-borne

[′wȯd·ər ‚bȯrn]
(science and technology)
Floating on or transported by water.
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The ongoing drought and famine may end in Thar but malnutrition and water-borne diseases may not.
We fear we're getting close to the start of seeing a second wave of death if not enough money comes through, due to water-borne diseases along with lack of clean water and food shortages," he added.
That durability is predicated on the high-solids, solvent-borne paint, which is said to be more chip- and scratch-resistant than water-borne paint.
He added that heavier rainfall and storms, coupled with rising temperatures, could mean an increase in food poisoning cases and incidents of water-borne disease.
Children and entire families are being "wiped out" because of cholera and typhoid and "so many water-borne diseases," she said.
In 2001, the American Public Health Association cited such probable effects as increased heat-related mortality, more rapid spread of vector-borne disease, greater incidence of water-borne diseases because of more intense precipitation and threatened agriculture to recommend that more attention be paid to climate change.
One litre of the water-borne bacteria could spread the disease through the entire system.
By contrast, size press or coater application of water-borne polymers is essentially an impregnation operation, where the solution wicks into preformed paper, it is not clear to what extent polymers penetrate into existing fiber/fiber bonds.
If a recent flow of water formed the gullies, it would have left behind water-borne deposits of minerals that could display a unique infrared signature.
Tuesday's study is the first-ever nationwide look at the byproducts of chlorination - a widely used public health tool to reduce water-borne disease.
Since May, 22 British holidaymakers staying at the Club Aguamar complex in Majorca have been struck down by a potentially fatal water-borne illness causing cramps, diarrhoea and vomiting.