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Matter 1

TermDefinition
accuracy the extent to which a given measurment agrees with the standard value for that measurment
calibration to divide or mark with gradations graduations or the other indexes of degree guantit etc. as on a thermometer measuring cup
graduated cylinder a narrow cylinder container marked with horzontal lines to repersent units of measuerment and used to precisley measure the volume of liquids
international system of measurement is the modern form of the metric system and is the world's most widely used system of measurement, used in both everyday commerce and science.
liquid having a consistency like that of water or oil, i.e., flowing freely but of constant volume.
mass a coherent, typically large body of matter with no definite shape.
matter physical substance in general, as distinct from mind and spirit; (in physics) that which occupies space and possesses rest mass, especially as distinct from energy.
meniscus the curved upper surface of a liquid in a tube.
newton the SI unit of force. It is equal to the force that would give a mass of one kilogram an acceleration of one meter per second per second, and is equivalent to 100,000 dynes.
precision the quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate.
triple beam balance is used to measure masses very precisely; the reading error is 0.05 gram. With the pan empty, move the three sliders on the three beams to their leftmost positions, so that the balance reads zero.
unit an individual thing or person regarded as single and complete but which can also form an individual component of a larger or more complex whole.
volume the amount of space that a substance or object occupies, or that is enclosed within a container, especially when great.
weight a body's relative mass or the quantity of matter contained by it, giving rise to a downward force; the heaviness of a person or thing.
Created by: jbspriggs