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- The chemical abbreviation for water is H2O
- The chemical symbol H is an abbreviation for Hydrogen.
- The chemical symbol O is an abbreviation for Oxygen.
- The number 2, as a subscript of H, means that there are two atoms of hydrogen in a molecule of H2O, and only one atom of oxygen, as indicated.
- Pure water (ie. distilled or deionised H2O) has a neutral pH of 7.
- H2O is a solvent for many compounds.