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    Explain why a bottle of milk keeps better when it stands in water in a porous pot in a draught.

    Some water is stored in a bag of a porous material, canvas, which is hung where it is exposed to a draught of air. Explain why the temperature of the water is lower than that of the air.

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    Water or any other liquid has molecules which are in constant random motion. All molecules don't have the same velocity. Some move faster than the others. Therefore kinetic energy of different molecules is different depending on the ...

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    Provides an explanation for why a bottle of milk keeps better when it stands in water in a porous pot in a draught.

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