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Condensation

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Condensation, in physics, change of a substance from the gaseous (vapor) to the liquid state. Condensation occurs when warm air meets cold surfaces or mixes with cold air. Dew, fog, and clouds are the result of condensation of water vapor in the atmosphere.

See also: Physics.

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