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Gases vs Solids

cava s2d15 chem 303 1.16 Some Properties of Solids

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In solids, the molecules are in contact with one another—but they do not [...]. In solids, the molecules are in contact with one another—but they do not move from place to place.
In solids, molecules are held rigidly in place and can only [...]. In solids, molecules are held rigidly in place and can only vibrate.
Strong intermolecular forces (relative to KE) give solids [...] volume and [...] shapes. Strong intermolecular forces (relative to KE) give solids definite volume and definite shapes.
Metallic bonds form between metal cations and a sea of [...]. Metallic bonds form between metal cations and a sea of electrons.
The simplest arrangement of atoms or molecules that retains the basic shape of a crystal is called the [...]. The simplest arrangement of atoms or molecules that retains the basic shape of a crystal is called the unit cell.
Crystals of the same substance can have different forms (arrangements) called [...]. Crystals of the same substance can have different forms (arrangements) called allotropes.
Relatively strong [...] forces and sparse intermolecular spaces limit movements of solids. Relatively strong intermolecular forces and sparse intermolecular spaces limit movements of solids.
Because there is practically no space between the atoms in a solid, solids are [in-]. Because there is practically no space between the atoms in a solid, solids are incompressible.
[...] solids do not have a definite internal arrangement. Amorphous solids do not have a definite internal arrangement.
Glass is a familiar [...] solid. Glass is a familiar amorphous solid.
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