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Chapter 4 Gas Behav

Vocabulary for science chapter 4 gas behaivior

solid has a definite shape and volume
crystalline solid patterns create crystals, solids that are made up of crystals
amorphous solid particles that are not arranged in a regular pattern
liquid has a definite volume but takes the shape of its container
fluid substance that flows
surface tension an inward force, or pull among molecules in a liquid that brings the molecules on the surface together
Viscosity Liquids resistance it flowing
Gas Neither definite shape or volume
Pressure The force of its outward push divided by the area of the walls of its container
Melting The change of state from solid to liquid
Melting point In pure crystalline solids, melting occurs at a specific point
Freezing The change if state from liquid to solid
Vaporization The change of state from liquid to gas
Evaporation Vaporization that takes place only on the surface of a liquid
Boiling Vaporization that takes place both below and on the surface of a liquid
Boiling point The temperature at which a liquid boils
Condensation the change of state from a gas to a liquid
sublimation occurs when the surface particles of a solid gain enough energy that they form a gas
Charles Law when the temperature of a gas at a constant pressure increases the volume increases same way when pressure decreases the volume decreases
Boyles Law when the pressure is increased the volume is decreased same way if the pressure is decreased the volume is increased
Created by: miller_shelby