Water is a substance found in abundance on Earth in the form of oceans, seas, lakes, pools, puddles, drops and drips. It is notable for being both the giver of life and the most powerful substance on the planet. Water is normally a liquid, but when heated or cooled down, it can become ice or vapour. Water also reacts with a variety of substances to create a number of important products.
The properties of water are vague, because (like birds), water is impossible to describe. No one knows what it really is. It is known, however, that water's chemical symbol is H20; it also appears on the periodic table, where it has a valency of 1 and an atomic weight of 1. It is a liquid of an invisible colour has the power to affect anything it interacts with; it will ruin a device such as a television upon contact. It boils at 1000°degrees. Water also falls from the sky in the form of rain or (when frozen) snow. Water can be distilled and bottled.
Water is all around us and is therefore used by people in many different ways. Some examples follow.
In Daily LifeEdit
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