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Universal solvent
Water is called this _____________ because it dissolves more substances than any other liquid. This means that wherever water goes, either through the ground or through our bodies, it takes along valuable chemicals, minerals, and nutrients.
Solvent
The part of a solution that is present in the largest amount and dissolves a solute.
water cycle
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back, passing through the living and nonliving parts of the enfironment.
Cohesive properties
Water is attracted to other water
Adhesive properties
When water is also attracted to other materials
deterioration
To weaken or disintegrate; decay
States of matter
The three forms )solid, liquid, and gas) in which matter exists.