Phase transitions

Phase transitions

A phase transition is the change of a substance from one state of matter to another.

Chemistry

Keywords

change of state, melting, freezing, boiling, evaporation, condensation, sublimation, crystallisation, liquid, solid, gas, state of matter, physical property, temperature, pressure, transformation, exothermic, endothermic, diffusion, thermodynamics, chemistry, physical, _javasolt

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