Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 17 - Think and Explain: 55

Answer

The body maintains its temperature in hot surroundings by sweating, and letting evaporation cool the body. It is the higher-energy water molecules that leave first, lowering the average temperature of the liquid that is left behind. This cools you off.
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