water loss


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water loss

[′wȯd·ər ‚lȯs]
(hydrology)
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However, in the process of OD, solute transfer is usually limited to the differential permeability of cellular membranes, and consequently, water loss fluxes are higher than solute gain transfer along the time, especially in the beginning of osmotic process, as a consequence of the higher process driving force between the fruit and the hypertonic solution during the first hours of process (AMINZADEH, et al.
Bowes, "Hydrobalance--the water balance in our skin--is a balance between adequate supply and generation of water and prevention or reduction of transepidermal water loss (TEWL) in the stratum corneum (SC), or the outer layer of the skin, moderated by lipids and natural moisturizing factor (NMF).
For example, a fabric-covered sofa directly affected by a water loss may have deep-seated mold colonization that is difficult to remove and the item may be discarded by the restoration contractor (RC).
Minister of Water and Irrigation, Hazem al-Nasser, said his ministry's efforts are now focused on reducing water loss and high consumption of energy through expanding the reliance on renewable energy in all water facilities and finding solutions through increased support to the water sector.
David, via AIF you can't ask neighbours, move pots into a shaded area to help prevent water loss and give them a good soaking.
The report said water loss is inevitable, but "that is no excuse, however, for not carrying out a robust effort to find and repair leaking pipelines, respond expeditiously to water main breaks, and spot illegal taps, among other measures.
If unchecked, water loss causes skin to become dehydrated, flaky, itchy, hot or burning, the company says.
The appendices describe methods for verifying the accuracy of production meters and quantifying error in annual water supplied volume data, and supply sample forms for documenting a water loss control program.
The Water Loss Control Collaborative approved for state funding is a 23-month program with multiple sessions of technical review and assistance.
He pointed out that stopping leaks in faulty systems would help to eliminate water loss by a large percentage and allow the utility to save more water.
One QTL for excised leaf water loss was found on chromosome 23 with nearest marker NAU2954.