ch 12 and 4 science vocab

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  1. anything that takes up space and has mass
    matter
  2. matter with a definite shape and volume
    solid
  3. a liquids resistance to flow is known as the liquids
    viscosity
  4. matter that has a definite volume but no definite shape
    liquid
  5. the uneven forces acting on the particles on the surface of a liquid
    surface tension
  6. matter that does not have a definite shape or volume
    gas
  7. the total kinetic and potential energy of all the particles in a sample of matter
    thermal energy
  8. the average kinetic energy of the individual particles
    termperature
  9. the movement of thermal energy from a substance at a higher temperature to one at a lower temperature
    heat
  10. the change from the solid state to the liquid state
    melting
  11. the change from the liquid state to the solid state
    freezing
  12. the change from a liquid to a gas
    vaporization
  13. the process which is the opposite of vaporization
    condensation
  14. is equal to the force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over which the force is exerted
    pressure
  15. upward force exerted on an object immersed in a fluid
    buoyant force
  16. the buoyant force n an object is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object
    archimedes principle
  17. mass divided by volume
    density
  18. when a force is applied to a confined fluid, an increase in pressure is transmitted equally to all parts of the fluid
    pascals principle
  19. the force per unit area that is applied on the surface of an object
    pressure
  20. any substance that has no definite shape and has the ability to flow
    fluid
  21. an upward force that is exerted by a fluid on any object in the fluid
    buoyant force
  22. uses a fluid to icrease an input force
    hydraulic system
  23. when the speed of a fluid incereases the pressure exerted by the fluid decreases
    bernoulli's principle

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