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Unit A Definitions

My Science Definitions

Hydraulic System A system of using liquids and pressure to move loads
Hazard Symbol A warning symbol on hazardous materials; yellow triangle (caution), orange diamond (warning), and red octagon (danger) are all part of this
WHMIS Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System; a system of hazard symbols
Fluid Matter that has no fixed shape (takes shape of container) and can flow; gas is a fluid
Pneumatic System A system of using gas and pressure to move loads
Pure Substance Only made of one type of matter
Mixture Made of two or more types of matter
Mechanical Mixture A mixture where you can see the different parts
Heterogeneous Mixture A type of mixture where the different parts can be seen
Solution A mixture of two or more pure substances that looks like one
Homogeneous Mixture A type of mixture that looks like only one substance
Suspension A cloudy mixture with big particles (that can be filtered out) that are held within another substance
Colloid A cloudy mixture with small particles (that can't be filtered out) that are held within another substance
Solute Substance that gets dissolved to make a solution
Solvent Substance that dissolves the solute to make a solution
Concentration The amount of solute in a specific amount of solvent
Unsaturated Solution A solution where more solute can be dissolved in
Saturated Solution A solution where no more solute can be dissolved in
Solubility The amount of solute that can be dissolved in a specific amount of solvent
Saturation Point The point where no more solute can be dissolved in
Aqueous Solution A solution where water (aqua) is the solvent, a way to remember this is that aqua is water
Particle Model Of Matter A model that explains the behavior of all the states of matter (solid, liquid, and gas)
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