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water loss

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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The tree produces small leaves during the wet season that keep water loss to a minimum when the dry season occurs.
  • Plants such as lotus, ironwood and acacias rely on small leathery leaves to keep water loss to a minimum.
  • To reduce water loss to evaporation, water your garden in the early morning or at night.
  • Aside from normal daily water loss in the form of urine, the major source of body water loss is sweat.
  • The new satellite data show tamarisk-related water loss is lower than previously believed.
  • Decrepit public water delivery systems cause major water loss.
  • As temperature increases, plants close their stomata to reduce water loss, so growth is slowed.
  • Because thirst is usually the body's signal to replace water loss, it is usually appropriate to drink plenty of liquids.
  • Water efficiency projects involve water conservation and reuse efforts, as well as water loss reduction and prevention.

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