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Flashcards - Matter & Phase Changes

Flashcards - Matter & Phase Changes
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Melting
Melting, or fusion, is a physical process that results in the phase transition of a substance from a solid to a liquid
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Deposition

When a substance goes from a gas to a solid, skipping the liquid phase.

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kinetic energy
In physics, the kinetic energy of an object is the energy that it possesses due to its motion
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kinetic energy
In physics, the kinetic energy of an object is the energy that it possesses due to its motion
Deposition

When a substance goes from a gas to a solid, skipping the liquid phase.

Melting
Melting, or fusion, is a physical process that results in the phase transition of a substance from a solid to a liquid
ideal gas law
The ideal gas law is the equation of state of a hypothetical ideal gas
phase transition
The term phase transition is most commonly used to describe transitions between solid, liquid and gaseous states of matter, and, in rare cases, plasma
Amorphous solids
In condensed matter physics and materials science, an amorphous or non-crystalline solid is a solid that lacks the long-range order characteristic of a crystal

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