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anonymous

  • one year ago

What is demonstrated by water moving up a straw?

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  1. insa
    • one year ago
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    Like sap moving up the stem of a plant, water is drawn up a straw by cohesion and adhesion.

  2. abb0t
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    adhesion and cohesion are two different things, @insa

  3. anonymous
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    @abb0t, Yes, but both play roles in water moving up a straw.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh, @tamicha There is a specific, single term for the answer. It is not just "a combination of cohesion and adhesion", but a single word that describes what is occurring due to the two forces.

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