How are the terms evaporation and condensation related?

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The terms evaporation and condensation are both steps in the water cycle.  Evaporation occurs when a liquid (water in the water cycle) is heated and changes from a liquid to a gas.  Condensation occurs when water vapor cools and changes from a gas to a liquid.  The two terms are...

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The terms evaporation and condensation are both steps in the water cycle.  Evaporation occurs when a liquid (water in the water cycle) is heated and changes from a liquid to a gas.  Condensation occurs when water vapor cools and changes from a gas to a liquid.  The two terms are often thought of as opposites of each other.  

Without evaporation and condensation, the water cycle would not continue.

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