The Hydrological Cycle (water cycle)

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the conversion of a vapour or gas to a liquid
Condensation
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the process of becoming a vapor
Evaporation
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when water falls as rain, snow, sleet, or hail
Precipitation
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when water is released back into the atmosphere by plants
Transpiration
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the process by which water enters the soil
Infiltration
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the movement of water through the soil
Throughflow
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the movement of water through the rocks
Groundwater Flow
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water flowing across the surface of the land
Surface Runoff
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the movement of water from the soil into the rocks
Percolation
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when trees or man made objects get in the way of rain reaching the ground surface
Interception
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the process of becoming a vapor

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Evaporation

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when water falls as rain, snow, sleet, or hail

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when water is released back into the atmosphere by plants

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the process by which water enters the soil

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