why do objects get cold faster when they are wet?

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why do objects get cold faster when they are wet?

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Evaporation. The liquid coati g the surface evaporates, and in doing so it takes some of the thermal energy of the body with it. This is why alcohols feel so cold, because they have a lot lower boiling temperature than water they alps evaporate faster and cool down an object faster

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