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Flashcards in Water Deck (12):
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Water cycle

The continuous movement of water on, above, and below earth's surface

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Humidity

The amount of moisture in the air

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Water vapor

The gaseous form of water

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Evaporate

To change from a liquid into a gas

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Condensation

The change from a gas in to a liquid

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Precipitation

Water droplets that fall to the ground as rain,hail,sleet, or snow

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Groundwater

Fresh water that exists underground

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Irrigation

A method of supplying dry land with water artificially

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Aquifer

An underground layer of rock or soil that contains water

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Porous

Able to absorb water

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Water table

Underground level below which the ground is fully saturated with water

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Surface water

Water that does not soak into the ground