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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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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.

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inertia

The tendency of an object

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meniscus

The curve at a liquid's surface

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physical property

A characteristic of a substance that does not involve a chemical change, such as color, density, 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 ability to participate in chemical reactions.

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chemical change

a change that occurs when one or more substance's
change into entirely new substance's with different properties.