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TermDefinition
acuracy the quality or state of being correct or precise
calibartion the action or process of calibrating an instrument or experimental readings
graduated cylindar cylindrical container marked with horizontal lines to represent units of measurement and used to precisely measure the volume of liquids.
liquid composed of molecules that move freely among themselves but do not tend to separate like those of gases; neither gaseous nor solid.
mass amount of matter in an object
matter anything that has mass and takes up space
meniscus a crescent or a crescent-shaped body
newton the standard unit of force in the International System of Units (SI), equal to the force that produces an acceleration of one meter per second per second on a mass of one kilogram.
precision accuracy; exactness:
triple beam balance t has a beam which is supported by a fulcrum. On one side is a pan on which the object is placed. On the other side, the beam is split into three parallel beams , each supporting one weight.
unit a single thing or person.
volume the amount of space, measured in cubic units, that an object or substance occupies.
weight the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs.
international system of measurement modern form of the metric system and is the world's most widely used system of measurement, used in both everyday commerce and science.
matter anything that has mass and volume(takes up space)
pure substance a substance made of only one kind of material having definite proportional amounts of properties
mixture matter that consists of two or more substances not chemically combined
element the simplest type of pure substance
compound two or more elements chemically combined
homogeneous mixture two or more substances not chemically combined, but appearing to be evenly blended
heterogeneous mixture two or more substances not chemically combined and appearing non-uniform with physical distinct substances included
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