What word describes when water is attracted to other substances


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What word best describes when water is attracted to other substances?

Cohesion
Adhesion
Surface Tension

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Adhesion and cohesion are both water properties. Cohesion refers to the attraction of molecules for other molecules of the same kind, while adhesion is the attraction of molecules of one kind for molecules of a different kind. 
The word that best describes when water is attracted to other substances is adhesion. 




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