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the water cycle

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water cycle n the hydrologic cycle, water from oceans, lakes, swamps, rivers, plants, and even you, can turn into water vapor.
evaporation the process of turning from liquid into vapor.
humidity a quantity representing the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere or a gas.
relative humidity the amount of water vapor present in air expressed as a percentage of the amount needed for saturation at the same temperature.
psychrometer a hygrometer consisting of a wet-bulb and a dry-bulb thermometer, the difference in the two thermometer readings being used to determine atmospheric humidity.
dew point the atmospheric temperature varying according to pressure and humidity below which water droplets begin to condense and dew can form.
cirrus cloud forming wispy filamentous tufted streaks (“mare's tails”) at high altitude, usually 16,500–45,000 feet 5–13 km) 2.
cumulus a cloud forming rounded masses heaped on each other above a flat base at fairly low altitude.
stratus cloud forming a continuous horizontal gray sheet, often with rain or snow.
Created by: victoria.