fresh water

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fresh water

Water that contains a specified amount of solute, typically less than 1000 mg of solute per liter.
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The fresh-water school, centered in Chicago and extending to universities throughout the vicinity of the Great Lakes, emphasizes the efficacy of free markets and the unwisdom of most government efforts to manage the economy.
The Reagan years were influenced by monetarism, rational expectations, and other doctrines of the fresh-water school.
Birds and bulrushes are thriving in Hayward in a three-year-old experimental fresh-water marsh fed by treated waste water.
There are some 1,600 acres of wetlands here, and the fresh-water parcels abut restored salt-water marshland.
14kt gold & button fresh-water pearl post back earrings - Retail value $42; Bluefly $19.