inch of water


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inch of water

A unit of pressure equal to the pressure exerted by a column of liquid water 1 in. high at a temperature of 39.2°F (4°C).
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To determine how long it takes your sprinkler to deliver 1 inch of water, set out a coffee, tuna or other shallow can with straight sides and time how long it takes to fill it with an inch of water.
It is often said that plants require an inch of water a week to grow.
Add 1 inch of water. Cook, uncovered, on HIGH for 3 minutes, or until greens are tender.
Atrocious showers left some camping areas in up to an inch of water as the rain failed to soak into the ground.
Established bluegrass lawns need about an inch of water a week to continue to actively grow and stay green throughout the summer.
The statement often quoted is that growing plants require 1 inch of water per week for development.
Clerk of the course, Michael Prosser, said: "Since Monday we have put two-thirds of an inch of water on the whole of the track down to the Cesarewitch start and it is on the good side of good to firm now.
Richard Jackson was found dead, lying face down in an inch of water by a friend who went looking for him.
About 1 inch of water a week, including rainfall, is desirable for plants during the growing season.
All-day drips and drizzles result in three or four hundredths of an inch of water. That amount does not even adequately wet the mulch.
THE going at Newmarket was yesterday described as good to firm all round after half an inch of water was applied to the Rowley Mile course.
Established trees, shrubs and perennials in spite of their foliage mass should do well with a half inch of water. Most leaf and shoot extension has taken place already and more water is not beneficial.