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6 CK ENERGY SET 2

6th CK HEAT & ENERGY TRANSFER D- I SET 2 - COMPLETE

TermDefinition
Degree unit of measurement of temperature
Distillation the separation of mixtures with different boiling points
Electrical Energy the energy contained in batteries, power lines, and lightning
Energy the ability to do work or cause change
Evaporation vaporization that occurs at the surface of a liquid.
Expansion adding heat energy to a substance, which causes the molecules to move more quickly and causes the substance to become larger in size
External combustion engine an engine powered by fuel burned outside the engine.
Fahrenheit scale the temperature scale on which 32 and 212 are the temperatures at which water freezes and boils.
Fossil fuels Coal, petroleum, and natural gas; formed by the remains of prehistoric plants and animals that were covered with sand and clay and compressed for millions of years
Freezing point the temperature at which a substance changes from a liquid to a solid
Gas (vapor) assumes the shape and volume of its container
Gasohol A mixture of gasoline with alcohol derived from plants.
Geothermal energy energy obtained by tapping underground reservoirs of heat, usually near volcanoes or other hot spots on the surface of the earth.
Heat the movement of thermal energy from a substance at a higher temperature to another at a lower temperature.
Heat Energy how hot an object is
Heat engine a device that converts thermal energy into mechanical energy.
Heat transfer the flow of heat from warmer objects to cooler ones
Hydrocarbons Chemical compounds whose main feature is a long chain of carbon atoms bonded to hydrocarbon atoms
Insulator material that does not conduct heat or electricity very well
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