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still water

[′stil ′wȯd·ər]
(hydrology)
A portion of a stream having a very slight gradient and no visible current.
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15); in contrast to expectation (3), barnacles from the short-limbed population beat, on average, nine fewer times per minute than the long-limbed population in the still-water treatment (0 cm/s; Fig.
Further off, at a larger park where there are two streams and a few acres of swampland, there used to be similar multitudes of several types of frogs, all croaking and peeping in springtime, and still-water areas abounding with blobs of jelly-like frog and toad eggs.
Early hints that danger lurks come from Alexander Dodge's semi-stylized set, with its warped perspective and a panoramic, still-water backdrop that we know from noir and horror conventions will prove far less serene than it seems.
The unit can be used as a still-water soaking tub, or it can be used as a whirlpool massage or thermo-air massage--or a combination of both.
Because there are cities named Still-water in Oklahoma and Minnesota, when Hoover consulted a lawyer to trademark the winery name, he was advised he couldn't do it because of the commonality of the name.
I hear that North Wales' still-water venues are also producing good weights.
Float tubes are useful for fishing at many still-water settings.
The lake supports natural insects including midges, damsels and still-water mayflies.
OF all the creatures which prey on still-water trout, the greatest predator of them all is the cormorant.
The large deck camber and rolled gunwales are good for that still-water test but evidence does seem to be developing that it may be the wrong direction for the real world capsize situation where you want the next big wave, with its over-whelming energy, to right the wrong it did to you in the first place.
Bottled water companies capitalized on Perrier's absence by expanding distribution out of their regional areas and still-water companies added sparkling lines.