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Water Cycle

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water cycle
the constant movement of water from the Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back to Earth's surface
solid
firm and stable in shape; not liquid or fluid
liquid
a fluid of some kind; flowing freely
gas
an air like substance which expands freely to fill any space available
temperature
the degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object
evaporation
the process by which a gas changes into liquid
condensation
the process by which a gas changes into a liquid
precipitation
water that falls from clouds to Earth
water vapor
the gas form of water
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
humidity
a measurement of the amount of water vapor in the air

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