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Solid, Liquid, Gases


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definite volume and a definite shape
A solid is a state of matter that has a
The resistance of a liquid to flowing is its
free to move in a container but remain in close contact with one another
Particles of a liquid are
In which state of matter do the particles spread apart and fill all the spae available to them
a solid turns directly into a gas
During the process of sublimation
surface tension
The surface of water can act like a sort of skin due to a property of liquids called
melting point
The freezing point of water is the same as its
a liquid becoming a gas
What is vaporization
vaporization, then condensation
An uncovered pot of soup is simmering on a stove, and there are water droplets on the wall above the back of the stove. What sequence can you infer has occured
the pressure of the air above the substance
The boiling point of a substance is affected by
In cold climates, the amount of snow on the ground may decrease even if the temperature stays below zero degrees Celsius. The process that best explains this event is.
a substance that flows
a fluid is
the amount of space that a gas takes up is its
in which state of matter are particles packed tightly together in fixed positions
which state of matter undergoes changes in volume most easily
the state of matter in which particles are arranged in either a crystalline or an amorphous form is
does not have a definite shape, but it does have a definite volume
more freely than
particles in a liquid move around _______ particles in a solid
water vapor is a colorless gas that is _____ to see
at its____ temperature, the particles of a liquid are moving so slowly that they begin to form regular patterns
Pieces of dry ice become smaller through the process
in_____ solids, the particles are not arranged in a regular pattern
the common state of mater that does not have a definite shape or a definite volume
the resistance of a liquid to flowing is
salt, sugar, and snow are examples of
a shrinking puddle is an example of_____ or vaporization that takes place only on the surface of a liquid
when a substance cools, it loses_____ energy to its surroundings
occurs when particles in a gas lose enough thermal energy to form a liquid
occurs when a liquid changes to a gas below its surface as well as at the surface
the temperature of a substance increases when the _____ energy of the substance increases
Sublimation is the change of a solid directly into
solids that have particles arranged in a regular, repeating pattern are know as
in a ______ the particles are packed closely together, but they can move past each other freely
the characteristic temperature at which a pure solid changes to a liquid is its _____ point