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Vocab for quiz on 10/26/12

Insulator a material of such low conductivity that the flow of current through it is negligible ( glass )
Conductor Something that passes heat well ( metals are good conductors )
Thermometer Device used to measure temperature
Temperature The measure of how hot or cold something is
Freeze A liquid turning into a solid
Melt A solid turning into a liquid
Conduction the transfer of heat between two parts of a Stationary system, caused by a temperature difference between the parts
Convection The transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the heated parts of a liquid or gas
Radiation The process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves
Heat The state of the particles in an object, the more particles, the more heat.
Matter The substance or substances of which any physical object consists or is composed - anything that takes up space is made of matter
Vaporization A liquid turning into a gas
Condensation A gas turning into a liquid
Created by: eholman