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sublimation

the change in state from a solid directly to a gas without passing through the liquid state

condensation

the change from the gaseous to the liquid state of matter

gas

a state of matter with no definite shape or volume

boiling point

the temperature at which a substance changes from a liquid to a gas

viscosity

a liquid's resistance to flowing

inversely proportional

a term used to describe the relationship between two variables whose product is constant

vaporization

the change of state from a liquid to a gas

liquid

a state of matter that has no definite shape but has a definite volume

freezing

the change from the liquid to the solid state of matter

amorphous solid

a solid made up of particles that are not arranged in a regular pattern

boiling

the process that occurs when vapoization takes place inside a liquid as well as on the surface

surface tension

the result of an inward pull amoung the molecules of a liquid that brings the molecules on the surface closer together

evaporation

the process that occurs when vaporization takes place only on the surface of the liquid

fluid

a material that can easily flow

directly proportional

a term used to describe the relationship between two variables whose graph is a straight line passing through the point 0,0

pressure

the force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over which the force is exerted

melting point

the temperature at which a substance changes from a solid to a liquid

crystalline solid

a solid that is made up of crystals in which particles are arranged in a regular, repeating pattern

melting

the change from the solid to the liquid state of matter

solid

a state of matter that has a definite shape and a definite volume

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