Water and air

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Does flowing water absorb and release air?


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if some subtance A absorbs another substance B, what would happen to the volume of substance A.

take a glass of water and stir it. WHat happens to the volume of water in the glass?

(Assuming you didnt spill any water out of the glass:tongue: )
 
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Yes it does, and the more vigorous the flow, the higher the dissolved oxygen content, generally.
 
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so basically if you splash water or something like that the water can release some of its oxygen content into the air.
 
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Usually its more the other direction, oxygen gets entrapped--look at the gradients to understand why, while H2S and some other undesireable gasses are released.
 

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