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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 A graduated cylinder, measuring cylinder or mixing cylinder is a piece of laboratory equipment used to measure the volume of a liquid.
International system of measurement 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 Liquid is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being solid, gas, and plasma), and is the only state with a definite volume but no fixed shape. A liquid is made up of tiny vibrating particles of matter, such as atoms, held together by i
mass mass is a property of a physical body which determines the body's resistance to being accelerated by a force and the strength of its mutual gravitational attraction
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 The Triple Beam Balance is a typical mechanical balance. It 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 quantity chosen as a standard in terms of which other quantities may be expressed.
volume Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by some closed boundary, for example, the space that a substance (solid, liquid, gas, or plasma) or shape occupies or contains. Volume is often quantified numerically using the SI derived unit, th
weight hold (something) down by placing a heavy object on top of it.
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