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I have been wondering why situation described in the picture below happens Pouring liquid

Why does the water/milk or any liquid poured from the mug/bottle flow along the surface of the vessel instead of leaving it and falling.

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marked as duplicate by Floris, Kyle Kanos, Daniel Griscom, Gert, user36790 Jan 13 '16 at 3:15

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    $\begingroup$ Indeed, it is a duplicate (minus the cartoon). $\endgroup$ – Jon Custer Jan 12 '16 at 21:31
  • $\begingroup$ Yep duplicate, I was looking for the answer before I asked however I must have used wrong search term. $\endgroup$ – rluks Jan 13 '16 at 10:51
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It's a weak bond called a hydrogen bond. It bonds to other elements as well. enter image description here

https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Structural_Biochemistry/Chemical_Bonding/Hydrogen_bonds

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