Chapter 4 Glossary Terms

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  1. Matter Definition
    anything that has mass or occupies space
  2. Pure Substance Definition
    matter that only contains one kind of particle
  3. Mixture Definition
    matter that contains more than one kind of particle
  4. Element Definition
    a pure substance that cannot be broken down into simpler parts by chemical methods
  5. Compound Definition
    a pure substance made up two or more different elements that are chemically combined
  6. Physical Property Definition
    a characteristic of a substance that can be observed and measured without changing the identity of the substance
  7. Viscosity Definition
    the measure of a substance's resistance to flow
  8. Melting Point Definition
    the temperature at which a solid turns into a liquid
  9. Boiling Point Definition
    the temperature at which a liquid turns into a gas
  10. Solubility Definition
    a measure of the ability of a substance to dissolve in another substance
  11. Density Definition
    the ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume it occupies
  12. Chemical Property Definition
    the ability of a substance to change of react, and to form new substances
  13. Combustibility Definition
    the ability of a substance to burn in air
  14. Stability Definition
    the ability of a substance to remain unchanged
  15. Toxicity Definition
    the ability of a substance to cause harmful effects in plants and animals

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