Originally posted by doodinthemoodDoesn't it depend on the size of the container? By this i mean, take a sea that is 100 miles in diameter, the amount of water would be massively greater that if the sea was 50 miles in diameter...
this is going to be horrible, but I just can't resist:
Originally posted by doodinthemoodprecisely correct. Calculate the area of 1 molecular layer of water and put the battleship into a container of the exact shape as the battleship that is 1 water molecule breadth larger. the exact dimensions aren't the point, the point is that it's the container that counts.
a drop of water. If your thing is very VERY small and there's no way for that water to get out.