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What is the process by which water vapor changes to a liquid?

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What is the process by which water vapor changes to a liquid?

Water Cycle

As water on Earth goes through the water cycle, it can change from one form to another. Water can be found as a liquid in streams and lakes, as water vapor, which is a gas, and in solid form as ice.

Answer and Explanation:

Condensation is the process through which water vapor changes into a liquid. If you've ever had a cold drink outside on a warm day, you may have noticed water droplets form on the side of the glass or can that held your drink. This is condensation and is formed when water vapor in the air condenses, or turns into liquid, on the surface of the glass.


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What is Condensation? - Definition & Examples

from Chemistry 101: General Chemistry

Chapter 1 / Lesson 8
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