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What are the thermal properties of water?

Water can absorb much heat before changing state (requires breaking of hydrogen bonds)


What are the cohesive/adhesive properties of water?

Water will ‘stick’ to other water molecules (cohesion) and charged substances (adhesion)


What are the solvent properties of water?

Water dissolves polar and ionic substances (forms competing polar associations to draw materials apart)

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