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1. A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes.

2. A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material, connected with a drain, and used for receiving filthy water, etc, as in a kitchen.

3. A hole or low place in land or rock, where waters sink and are lost; called also sink hole. Sink hole. The opening to a sink drain. A cesspool. Same as Sink.

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How poison and fertilizers affect the roots of garlic HELP!

... Put the bottles on the widnow where there is plenty of light. Measure the lenght of the roots once a week for three weeks. If the volume of water sinks, add more tapwater. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- I don't need any detailed answers, just a small reason ...

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by concretewalls
Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How poison and fertilizers affect the roots of garlic HELP!
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Re: Feedback re: oxigen below sea level

... all sorts of factors. In the autumn of temperate zones, ponds "turn over": as oxygen-rich surface water cools, it becomes more dense and sinks; deeper water replaces it, picks up oxygen from the air, cools and sinks; when the whole pond is at 4 degrees C, the turnover stops (below that ...

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by Darby
Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Erased
Replies: 3
Views: 2693


? Whether something floats or sinks in water has little to do with surface tension. If the mass of water displaced by the object weighs more than the object does, then that object floats--like a battleship--or a body.

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by blcr11
Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: drowning
Replies: 3
Views: 1547


Hey thanks, I ended up concluding that most respiration is occuring at shoot and root apical meristems, or other photosynthate "sinks", whereas the leaves are "sources". This would explain the lack of respiration in the leaves (or lack of relationship to leaf area), as ...

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by flux101
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Please Help! Question with plant use of CO2 and Statistics..
Replies: 2
Views: 2001

The Fiber Disease

... you looked at the pot from an angle or the light hit it right, you saw various colors on the coffee. 2: Despite constant cleaning, the toliets and sinks had a black stain or ring. Where the toliet water level was, there was always a black ring . One day, I stood up and nearly passed out. That was ...

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by J Jill
Sat Dec 02, 2006 12:02 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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