7 terms

Water Cycle

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condensation
The change from a gas to a liquid
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's surface.
evaporation
The change of a liquid to a gas
runoff
water running/draining off the land
Cirrus
Wispy, feathery clouds made of ice crystals that form at high levels.
Cumulus
clouds that look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton and usually mean fair weather
Stratus
a flat, low-lying cloud that covers the sky like a blanket; can produce rain or snow