Chapter 4 and 12 Vocab

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  1. anything that takes up space
    matter
  2. matter with a definite shape and volume
    solid
  3. matter that has a definite volume but no definite shape
    liquid
  4. a liquid's resistance to flow
    viscocity
  5. the uneven forces acting on the particles on the surace of a liquid
    surface tension
  6. a matter that does not have a definite shape a volume
    gas
  7. the total kinectic and potential energy of all the particles in a sample of matter
    thermal energy
  8. the average kinetic energy of the individual particles
    temperature
  9. the movement of thermal energy from a substance at a higher temperature to one at a lower termerature
    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 opposite of vaporization, to change from a gas to a liquid
    condensation
  14. the force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over which the force is exerted
    Pressure
  15. the difference in pressure that results in an upward force on an object immersed in a fluid
    buoyant force
  16. the buoyant force on 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.
    Pascal's Principle
  19. the forc per unit area that is applied on the surface of an object
    pressure
  20. a system that uses a fluid to increase an input force
    hydraulic system
  21. "when the speed of a fluid increases, the pressure exerted by the fluid decreases"
    Bernoullie's Principle

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