Where does the condensation that forms on a cold drink container come from?

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« Last Edit: 12/10/2009 19:31:05 by chris »

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what is the water that coats outside a glass of cold drinks called

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and how does it get there

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Condensation of water vapour in the atmosphere ...

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Air also contains a variable amount of water vapor, on average around 1%.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth%27s_atmosphere

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THANKS RD. :p

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Could say "condensate" rather than the ususal "condensation".

The liquid water on the outside of the glass is condensate, it got there by condensation of water vapour in the atmosphere. 
« Last Edit: 03/10/2009 18:11:58 by RD »