Flashcards - Michigan Merit Exam: Types of Energy

Flashcards - Michigan Merit Exam: Types of Energy
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endothermic reaction
The term endothermic process describes a process or reaction in which the system absorbs energy from its surroundings; usually, but not always, in the form of heat
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subatomic particles
In the physical sciences, subatomic particles are particles much smaller than atoms
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subatomic particles
In the physical sciences, subatomic particles are particles much smaller than atoms
endothermic reaction
The term endothermic process describes a process or reaction in which the system absorbs energy from its surroundings; usually, but not always, in the form of heat
fission
In nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry, nuclear fission is either a nuclear reaction or a radioactive decay process in which the nucleus of an atom splits into smaller parts
fusion
In nuclear physics, nuclear fusion is a nuclear reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei come close enough to form one or more different atomic nuclei and subatomic particles
conductors
In physics and electrical engineering, a conductor is an object or type of material that allows the flow of an electrical current in one or more directions

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