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Ch 3 vocab

States of matter A solid, liquid, and gas
Solid The state of matter which the volume and shape are fixed
Liquid The state of matter which has definite volume, but not shape
Surface Tension The force that acts on the surface of a liquid and that tends to minimize the area of the surface
Viscosity The resistance of a gas or a liquid to flow
Gas The state of matter that does not have a definate volume or shape
Temperature The measure of how hot something is
Volume Measure of space in a three dimensional space
Boyle's law The law that states that the volume of a gas is inversion proportional to the pressure of a gas when the temperature is constant
Charlie's law The law that states the volume of a gas is directly propositional to the temperature of a gas when the pressure is constant
Melting The change in state of a solid becoming a liquid by heat
Evaporation The change of state when a liquid becomes a gas
Boiling The conversion of a liquid to vapor at its boiling point
Condensation Change of state from a gas into a liquid
Sublimation Process which a solid turns into a gas
Crystalline solid A solid that particles are in a pattern
Amorphous solid A solid that particles are not in a pattern
Pressure The amount of force exerted per unit area of surface
Created by: Jovann Ord
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