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temperature

A measure of how hot [or cold] something is.

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volume

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

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pressure

The amount of force exerted per unit area of a surface

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Boyle's law

The law that states that the volume of a gas is inversely proportional to the pressure of a gas when temperature is constant.

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Charle's law

The law that states that the volume of a gas is inversely proportional to the pressure of a gas when temperature of a gas when pressure is constant.

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Change of state

the change of a substance from one physical state to another.

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melting

the change of state in which a solid becomes a liquid by adding energy.

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evaporation

the change of a substance from a liquid to a gas.

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boiling

the conversion of a liquid to a vapor pressure of the liquid equals the atmosphere pressure.

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condensation

the change of state from a gas to a liquid.

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sublimation

the process in which a solid changes directly into a gas.