Food Science - Water Vocabulary

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Food Science - Water Vocabulary

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Chemically speaking, the coffee granuales that dissolve to make instant coffee are the ___________ of the coffee solution.
  • 2. 
    A solution that is high in calcium or magnesium ions is known as _______________________.
  • 3. 
    The division of positive and negative charges in water molecules leads to the formation of ___________________ between molecules.
  • 4. 
    A(n) _____________, such as water, is ted when one atom draws the shared electrons more strongly than other atoms.
  • 5. 
    Liquid fat forms beads in chicken soup because the fat and the broth are _______________, or naturally repellent.
  • 6. 
    Water overcomes atmospheric pressure and vaporizes when it reaches its ______________.
  • 7. 
    _________________ occurs in the rare instance that a substance exerts greater vapor pressure as a solid than as a liquid.
  • 8. 
    When you whip cream, you decrease its ____________ by spreading its mass over a greater volume.
  • 9. 
    Because it takes a great deal of energy to change from liquid to steam, water is said to have a high _________________.
  • 10. 
    Foods that have a high content of ______________ are apt to dry out when exposed to air.
  • 11. 
    Water reaches its __________ when enough heat is applied to break the bonds that maintain the solid phase.
  • 12. 
    The inward pull of hydrogen bonds creates ___________ where water comes into contact with air.
  • 13. 
    The ____________ released by freezing water is reabsorbed when ice melts.
  • 14. 
    Because it is joined to a food's molecular makeup, _______________ is not likely to evaporate.
  • 15. 
    Water, a polar molecule, may be blended with a nonpolar substance in a(n) _______________.
  • 16. 
    Energy used in a phase change but not recorded by a thermometer is ______________.
  • 17. 
    Water's strongly attractive forces can break up many molecular structures, making it a powerful ____________.
  • 18. 
    In cooking, boiling water can be the _____________ that transfers heat to food.
  • 19. 
    To mix a polar and nonpolar substance takes a(n) ______________ that shares the properties of both materials.
  • 20. 
    A substance can be suspended in water, without dissolving in it, to form a(n) _____________.
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