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The state of matte in which materials have a definite shape and a definite volume.
the state of matter in which a material has neither a definite volume, but not a definite shape.
the state of matter in which a material has neither a definite shape not a definite volume
the energy an object has due to it's motion
the result of a force distributed over an area
a temperature of 0 kelvins
the direct proportion of the volume of a gas to its temp. (in kelvins) if the pressure and the number of particles of the gas are constant
the inverse variation of the volume of a gas with its pressure if the temp. and the number of particles are constant.
a reversible physical change that occurs when a substance changes from one state of matter to another
a description of a change in which a system absorbs energy from its surroundings
Heat of fusion
the energy of a substance must absorb in order to change from a solid to a liquid
a description of a change in which a system releases energy to its surroundings
the phase change in which a substance changes from a liquid to a gas
Heat of Vaporization
the energy of a substance must absorb in order to change from a liquid to a gas.
the process that changes a substance from a liquid to a gas at temperatures below the substance's boiling point.
the pressure caused by the collisions of particles in a vapor with walls of a container
the phase change in which a substance changes from a gas or vapor to a liquid.
the phase change in which a substance changes from a solid to a gas or vapor without changing to a liquid first
the phase changing in which a gas or vapor changes directlyt into a solid without first changing into a solid without first changing into a liquid.