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Answered 2011-09-09 11:04:05

Oxygen is more electronegative than hydrogen, meaning that in a water molecule the oxygen will carry a partial negative charge and the hydrogens will carry a partial positive charge.

This allows the (partially negative) oxygen to bind to the (partially positive) hydrogen of another water molecule.

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