retained water

retained water

[ri′tānd ′wȯd·ər]
(hydrology)
The water remaining in rock or soil after gravity groundwater has been drained out.
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The dam's reservoir retained water it received during last week's rains.
Losing retained water is the easiest and quickest way to get your weight loss restarted.
This HAD to be retained water that salt kept trapped in my tissues and Gerson, obviously, helped to flush
Torrential rain in the previous three days caused the dam, which retained water from a lake, to burst, sending a wall of water sweeping through a crowded residential area.
Sweat it Off: One of the quickest ways to lose retained water and pounds/inches, is to sweat it out.
The article should have stated that AVP antagonists decrease water permeability of renal collecting tubules, thereby promoting excretion of retained water and normalizing hypo-osmolar hyponatremia.
It has not retained water to the previous level and we've counter-acted this by increasing the level of watering.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will delay the effective date of the final rule on retained water in raw meat and poultry products until January 9, 2003.
When added to bakery formulations, rice bran extract increases the specific volume of doughs and batter-based bakery, increases the amount of retained water, extends the shelf life of fresh bakery products and increases the freeze-thaw stability of frozen doughs and batters.
Two popular techniques were to use "early close" flush-valve flappers that shut quickly, or to install a "toilet dam" that retained water in the tank and reduced the amount of water flushed.
Tests indicated that the new material, with its unnaturally dense surface, retained water resistance throughout a 7-day, underwater trial and for 6 months while sitting on a humid shelf.