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  1. vaporization
  2. exothermic
  3. conduction, convection, and radiation
  4. joule
  5. heat conduction
  6. calorie
  7. 1/273
  8. calorimeter
  9. thermal insulator
  10. 0 degrees
  11. internal energy
  12. radiation
  13. α
  14. freezing
  15. conduction
  16. heat
  17. Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin)
  18. -273.15
  19. heat capacity
  20. linear expansion
  21. thermometry
  22. specific heat
  23. Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit
  24. triple point
  25. condensation
  26. one
  27. calorimetry
  28. -Q lost = Q gained
  29. heat of fusion
  30. expands
  31. thermal conductivity
  32. Celsius scale
  33. absolute scale
  34. heat flow
  35. 273.15
  36. melting
  37. convection
  38. thermal equilibrium
  39. True
  40. 4.184
  41. 4.58 mm Hg and 0 degrees C
  42. thermometers
  43. endothermic
  44. heat of vaporization
  45. thermal conductor
  46. absolute zero
  1. a term for a material that does not conduct heat efficiently
  2. b term for the use of a calorimeter to meaure the equilibrium temperature of a mixture
  3. c the standard termperature scale employed for scientific purposes
  4. d True or False: Heat always moves from a hotter object to a cooler object.
  5. e German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer in 1714
  6. f term for a material that conducts heat efficiently
  7. g term for the process of measuring temperature
  8. h One calorie equals ___ Joule(s).
  9. i term for the heat required to raise the temperature of a unit mass by one degree
  10. j term for a gas changing into a liquid (the opposite of vaporization)
  11. k the method of heat transfer in which a body at high temperature emits radiation that falls upon another body
  12. l term for the lowest obtainable temperature at which all gases should vanish
  13. m When the temperature of a gas rises one degree Celsius, the gas expands by about ___ of its volume at 0 degrees Celsius.
  14. n Because heat is released spontaneously by a freezing liquid, freezing is a(n) _____ process.
  15. o the ice point on the Kelvin scale
  16. p In general, it takes about __ calorie(s) to raise a gram of water one degree Celsius.
  17. q term for the amount of heat transferred from one end of a segment to the other per unit time
  18. r term for the heat that must be absorbed per gram to melt a solid
  19. s term for an insulated container in which scientists mix two substances
  20. t term for the state in which who objects are the same temperature
  21. u equation for the law of heat exchange
  22. v great nineteenth century physicist who devised the Kelvin scale of temperature
  23. w term for the measure of an object's molecular kinetic energy and molecular potential energy
  24. x the metric unit of heat
  25. y pressure and temperature of the triple point of water
  26. z The Kelvin scale of temperature is called a(n) ____ ____ because its lowest possible temperature has the value of 0 K.
  27. aa a common unit of heat
  28. ab term for the expansion along any line through a solid
  29. ac absolute zero in degrees Celsius
  30. ad Since a solid will not actually enter the liquid phase unless heat is supplied by an external source at the melting point, melting is a(n) _____ process.
  31. ae term for a solid changing into a liquid
  32. af letter that represents the coefficient of linear expansion
  33. ag term for the constant of proportionality, k
  34. ah term for instruments that measure temperature
  35. ai term for the amount of energy a liquid absorbs at its boiling point to change into a gas
  36. aj term for the temperature at which the three phases of water achieve equilibrium
  37. ak When its temperature rises, a solid ____ in every direction.
  38. al term for the transfer of internal energy from one object to another
  39. am the method of heat transfer in which agitated motion is transmitted between molecules in contact with each other
  40. an the method of heat tranfer in which heat is carried by moving material
  41. ao term for a liquid changing into a gas
  42. ap term for a liquid changing into a solid
  43. aq the ice point on the Celsius scale
  44. ar the three methods of heat tranfer
  45. as term for the transfer of heat energy from one part of a body to another
  46. at term for the heat required to raise a body's temperature by one degree