Water test

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  1. reclamation
    the reclaiming of desert, marshy, or submerged areas or otherwasteland for cultivation or other use.
  2. the reclaiming of desert, marshy, or submerged areas or otherwasteland for cultivation or other use.
    reclamation
  3. water cycle
    hydrologic cycle--repeated movement of water through the environment in different forms
  4. hydrologic cycle--repeated movement of water through the environment in different forms
    water cycle
  5. evaporation
    changing of liquid to water vapor
  6. changing of liquid to water vapor
    evaporation
  7. condensation
    air cools and some of the water turns into a liquid, such as water droplets in clouds or fog
  8. air cools and some of the water turns into a liquid, such as water droplets in clouds or fog
    condensation
  9. precipitation
    air cools further so the water droplets grow large enough to fall from clouds as rain, hail, sleet, or snow
  10. air cools further so the water droplets grow large enough to fall from clouds as rain, hail, sleet, or snow
    precipitation
  11. sea level
    the level of the ocean's surface, differs slightly from ocean to ocean
  12. the level of the ocean's surface, differs slightly from ocean to ocean
    sea level
  13. salinity
    a measure of the amount of salt in water
  14. a measure of the amount of salt in water
    salinity
  15. aquifer
    the layer of rock and soil that groundwater flows through
  16. the layer of rock and soil that groundwater flows through
    aquifer
  17. water table
    the top level of groundwater in an aquifer
  18. the top level of groundwater in an aquifer
    water table
  19. watershed
    the area from which water drains into a river
  20. the area from which water drains into a river
    watershed
  21. reservoir
    an artificial lake that forms behind a dam
  22. an artificial lake that forms behind a dam
    reservoir
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