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Matter

Anything that has mass and takes up space.

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Volume

A measure of the size of a body or region in three-dimensional space.

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Meniscus

The curve at a liquid's surface by which one measures the volume of the liquid.

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Mass

A measure of the amount of matter in an object

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Weight

A measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object; its value can change depending on its location in the universe.

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Inertia

The tendency of an object to resist being moved or, if the object is moving, to resist a change in speed or direction until an outside force acts upon the object.

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Physical property

A characteristic of a substance that does not involve a chemical change, such as density, color, or hardness.

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Density

The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume of the substance.

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Physical change

A change of matter from one form to another without a change in chemical properties.

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Chemical property

A property of matter that describes a substance's biliary to participate in chemical reactions

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Chemical change

A change that occurs when one or more substances change into an entirely new substance with different properties.

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Thermal Conductivity

The rate at which a substance transfers heat.

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State

The physical form in which a substance exists, such as a solid, liquid, or gas.

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Solubility

The ability of a substance to dissolve in another substance.

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Malleability

The ability of a substance to be rolled or pounded into thin sheets.

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Ductility

The ability of a substance to be pulled into a wire.

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Characteristic Property

A property of a substance that stays the same no matter what the sample size is. This is useful in identifying a substance. Some examples include Solubility, density, reactivity, and flammability.