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TermDefinition
Accuracy the degree to which the result of a measurement, calculation, or specification conforms to the correct value or a standard
Calibration each of a set of graduations on an instrument
Graduated Cylinder A 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 International System of Units (SI), French Système Internationale d'Unités, international decimal system of weights and measures derived from and extending the metric system of units
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.
Meniscus the curved upper surface of a liquid in a tube.
Newton a unit of measurement newton, the absolute unit of force in the International System of Units (SI units). It is defined as that force necessary to provide a mass of one kilogram with an acceleration of one metre per second per second.
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 he 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.
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