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Water, Water Cycle, Ground and Surface Water
Terms in this set (31)
When a molecule has a positive charge at one end and a negative charge at the opposite end
An attraction between molecules of the same substance
An attraction between molecules of different substances
A liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
The amount of heat it takes to raise the temperature of a substance
the recycling of water over and over again
when a liquid changes into a vapor or gas
change in state from a gas to a liquid
a change directly from solid ice or snow to the gaseous state without becoming a liquid
any form of water falling to Earth's surface
the emission of water vapor from the leaves of plants
the draining away of water from the surface of an area of land, a building or structure, etc.
the action or process of collecting someone or something
small particle upon which water vapor condenses in the atmosphere.
permeation of a liquid into something
a slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles.
changes in state
The physical process where matter moves from one state to another
Water above the surface of the land, including lakes, rivers, streams, ponds, floodwater, and runoff.
water held underground in the soil or in pores and crevices in rock.
The upper limit of groundwater held in an aquifer
the path that a stream follows
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
An area of land that drains into a river or lake.
a ridge of land that separates one watershed from another
An underground rock formation that contains groundwater
Percentage of open spaces between grains in a rock.
Ability of rock or soil to allow water to flow through it
The materials other than the water that are carried by a stream
a ramp or slope
An outflow of water from a stream, pipe, groundwater aquifer, or watershed; the opposite of recharge.
new water that enters the aquifer from the surface
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