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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It is often said that plants require an inch of water a week to grow.
The statement often quoted is that growing plants require 1 inch of water per week for development.
Remember that 1 inch of water previously mentioned?
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.
If the crop needed an inch of water per week, the SIP unit could continuously irrigate an 80 acre farm (assuming 12 hours of sunshine everyday).
All-day drips and drizzles result in three or four hundredths of an inch of water.
All three recommend providing your established lawn with approximately one inch of water per week and watering once deeply, instead of several times lightly.
Established trees, shrubs and perennials in spite of their foliage mass should do well with a half inch of water.
It takes no more than an inch of water in the bathtub or a bucket to drown a child,'' Humphrey said.
The floors were under at least an inch of water three times today,'' said Assistant Principal Robert Weinberg.
Meanwhile, unwrap salmon and poach in a shallow pan in 1 inch of water, 8 to 10 minutes, until cooked through.