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nature of matter

TermDefinition
accuracy the quality or state of being correct or precise.
calibration the action or process of calibrating an instrument or experimental readings
graduated cylinder graduated cylinder, measuring cylinder or mixing cylinder is a piece of laboratory equipment used to measure the volume of a liquid. Graduated cylinders are generally more accurate and precise than laboratory flasks and beakers.
International System of Measurement comprises a coherent system of units of measurement
liquid the only state with a definite volume but no fixed shape
mass matter in an object
matter anything that has mass and takes up space
meniscus the dip in a liquid container
Newton-a unit of measurement derived unit of force
precision the quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate.
triple beam balance a typical mechanical beam
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 amount of space an object takes up
weight the pull on an object
Created by: lillywebb