Wt/sco/watter

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Wt/sco/watter (~)

  1. Lua error in Module:Wt/sco/utilities at line 72: attempt to call method 'makeSortKey' (a nil value). A chemical, foond at ruim temperatur an pressur as a clear liquid, havin the formula H₂O, required bi aw forms o life on Yird. Frae a lingueestic pynt o view it can be argued that H₂O exists in three states; watter is ane o them an is bi defineetion liquid. Frozen watter is cried ice (tho thare are ither frozen compoonds kent as ice thay are gien specific descriptions; e.g. dry ice refers tae frozen carbon dioxide.) Ice alone refers tae frozen watter. Watter vapor haes various names, none o which is watter. Ane can request a glass o watter an nae expect tae receive a glass o ice or container o water vapor.
    <span class="Lua error in Module:Wt/sco/language_utilities at line 7: data for mw.loadData contains unsupported data type 'function'." lang="sco">By the action o electricity, the watter wis resolved intae its twa pairts, oxygen an hydrogen.
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    • 2013 September-October, Katie L. Burke, “In the News”, American Scientist: 
      Oxygen levels on Earth skyrocketed 2.4 billion years ago, when cyanobacteria evolved photosynthesis: the ability to convert water and carbon dioxide into carbohydrates and waste oxygen using solar energy.