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Offline qazibasit

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surfcace tension in oceans
« on: 30/07/2003 19:56:31 »
There are adhesive forces in the water which attracts the water molecules from all sides so the molecules of the surface dont have any molecules above it so it is pushed downwards and miniscus is formed. So same things happened in oceans and the water in the ocean is not therefore in straight level but in cup shaped. That is why waves dont comes straightly to the shore.


 

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Re: surfcace tension in oceans
« Reply #1 on: 30/07/2003 21:02:03 »
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Originally posted by qazibasit

There are adhesive forces in the water which attracts the water molecules from all sides so the molecules of the surface dont have any molecules above it so it is pushed downwards and miniscus is formed. So same things happened in oceans and the water in the ocean is not therefore in straight level but in cup shaped. That is why waves dont comes straightly to the shore.




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