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soft water

[′sȯft ′wȯd·ər]
(chemistry)
Water that is free of magnesium or calcium salts.
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soft water

Water, free of magnesium or calcium salts, in which soap readily dissolves, forming a lather without being precipitated.
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By means of a novel soft water monitoring process, which was developed with the product line "Softcontrol" of the OFS GmbH, a measuring and control device with potentiometric measuring procedure for the permanent monitoring of the soft water is presented.
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Jonathan told Business Post: "This part of the country has very soft water, which is the best kind to use when brewing lager.
A bum water softener control valve can cause the unit to leak or stop producing soft water. A leak automatically means a rebuild, but if you've run out of soft water, first check the power at the receptacle.
The lovely gently rhyming text works beautifully with the soft water colour illustrations.
USDA-ARS microbiologists and chemists conducted studies comparing the ability of very hard, moderately hard and soft water to rinse away Campylobacter, Staphylococcus and Pseudomonas from the skin of broiler chicken carcasses.
It is infinitely dilutable in both hard and soft water, remaining clear, stable and effective without special equipment, pre-mixing or periodic mixing.
There is a separate consensus on drinking water, conditioning of water for piped distribution, desalination, water reuse, packaged water, naturally soft water and issues on recommended maximum intake of minerals.
Researchers have found that soft water is more effective than hard water in removing bacteria from broiler chicken skin.