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Physical Science Chapter 15 And 16 Vocabulary

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  • 1. 
    Boiling Point
    • A. 

      The temperature at which the pressure of the capor in the liquid is equal to the external pressure acting on the surface of the liquid

    • B. 

      Si unit of pressure

    • C. 

      Amount of energ required to change a substance form the solid phase to the liquid phase

  • 2. 
    Buoyancy
    • A. 

      Spreading of particles throughout a given volume until they are uniformaly distributed

    • B. 

      Ability of a fluid or a gas to exert an upwart force on an object immersed in the fluid

    • C. 

      Temperature at which a solid begins to liquefy

  • 3. 
    Difussion
    • A. 

      Amount of force exerted per unit area: Si unit is the pascal

    • B. 

      Spreading of particles throughout a given volume until they are uniformly distributed

    • C. 

      A fluids resistance to flow

  • 4. 
    Heat of Fusion
    • A. 

      Increase in the size of a substance when the temperature is increased

    • B. 

      Matter consisting of positively and negatively charged particles

    • C. 

      Amount of energy required to change a substance from the sold phase the the liquid phase

  • 5. 
    Heat of Vaporization
    • A. 

      abiliy of a fluid to exert an upward force on an object immersed inthe fluid

    • B. 

      The temperature at which the pressure of the vapor in the liquid is equal to the external pressure acting on the surface of the liquid

    • C. 

      The amount o energy required for the liquid at its boiling point to become a gas

  • 6. 
    Kinetic Theory
    • A. 

      Amount of force exerted per unit area

    • B. 

      Explanation of the behavior of molecules in the matter; states that all matter is made of constantly moving particles that collide without losing energy

    • C. 

      Matter consisting of positvely and negatively charge particles

  • 7. 
    Melting point
    • A. 

      SI unit of pressure

    • B. 

      A fluids resistance to flow

    • C. 

      Temperature at which a solid begins to liquefy

  • 8. 
    Pascal
    • A. 

      SI unit of pressure

    • B. 

      Amount of force exerted per unit area

    • C. 

      Amount of energy required to change a substance

  • 9. 
    Plasma
    • A. 

      A fluids resistance to flow

    • B. 

      Matter consisting of positively and negatively charge particles

    • C. 

      Increase in the size of a substance when the temperature is increased

  • 10. 
    Pressure
    • A. 

      Amount of force exerted per unit area

    • B. 

      SI

    • C. 

      Ability of a fluid to exert an upward force on an object immersed in the fluid

  • 11. 
    Thermal expansion
    • A. 

      Spreading of particles throughout a given volume until they are uniformly distributed

    • B. 

      Temperature at which a solid begins to liquefy

    • C. 

      Increase in the size of a substance when the temperature is increased

  • 12. 
    Viscosity
    • A. 

      The amount of energy required for the liquid at its boiling point to become a gas

    • B. 

      Amount of force exerted per unit area

    • C. 

      A fluids resistance to flow