physical and chemical properties of seawater

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hydrogen bonds
a weak bond between two molicules resulting from an eletrostatic attraction between a proton in one molicule and an eletronegative atom in the other.
atom
a basic unit of chemical element.
polarity
the property of having poles or being polar
cohesion
the action or fact of forming a unitedwhole
adhesion
the action or process of adhering to a surface or object
surface tention
the tension of the surface film of a liquid caused by the attraction of the particals in the surface layer by the bulk of the liquid, which tends to minimize surface area
density
the degree of compactness of a substance
buoyance
the ability or tendency to float in the water or air or some other fluid.
solvent
having assets in exess of inabilitys;able to pay one dept
solutes
the minor component in a solution,dissolved in the solvent
3 states of water
gas,solid,liguid

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