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Litre - Definition
... From 1901 to 1964, the litre was defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at 4 °C and 760 millimetres of mercury pressure ... in France and was intended to be of the same mass as the 1 litre of water referred to above ... Additionally, the mass-volume relationship of water (as with any fluid) depends on temperature, pressure, purity, and isotopic uniformity ...
Synchronized Swimming - History
... of the 20th century, synchronized swimming was known as water ballet ... or Glasgow which were equipped with huge on-stage water tanks for the purpose ... various diving actions and stunts in the water, Katherine Curtis started one of the first water ballet clubs at the University of Chicago, where the team began ...
American Water Resources Association
... Founded in 1964, the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the advancement of men and women in water resources ... AWRA organizes conferences, publishes the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA), the Water Resources IMPACT magazine, and sponsors ... seat on the Board of Governors of the World Water Council and participates in the triennial World Water Forum ...
Water - In Culture - Literature
... Water is used in literature as a symbol of purification ... Sherlock Holmes held that "From a drop of water, a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other." ...
Quicksand
... of fine granular material (such as sand or silt), clay, and water ... When water in the sand cannot escape, it creates liquefied soil that loses strength and cannot support weight ... Quicksand can be formed in standing water or in upwards flowing water (as from an artesian spring) ...

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