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In case of ice the water molecules have lower energy. On contact with the skin, the water molecules absorb energy from the body. Thus, provided with a cooling effect. Whereas in the case of steam, the water molecules have higher energy. The high energy of water molecules in steam is transformed into heat and may cause burns.


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