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  1. absolute scaleThe Kelvin scale of temperature is called a(n) ____ ____ because its lowest possible temperature has the value of 0 K.

          

  2. freezingterm for a liquid changing into a solid

          

  3. conduction, convection, and radiationthe three methods of heat tranfer

          

  4. condensationterm for a gas changing into a liquid (the opposite of vaporization)

          

  5. calorimeterterm for the use of a calorimeter to meaure the equilibrium temperature of a mixture

          

  6. heatletter that represents the coefficient of linear expansion

          

  7. expandsIn general, it takes about __ calorie(s) to raise a gram of water one degree Celsius.

          

  8. Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin)great nineteenth century physicist who devised the Kelvin scale of temperature

          

  9. calorieterm for an insulated container in which scientists mix two substances

          

  10. calorimetryterm for an insulated container in which scientists mix two substances

          

  11. exothermicBecause heat is released spontaneously by a freezing liquid, freezing is a(n) _____ process.

          

  12. -Q lost = Q gainedequation for the law of heat exchange

          

  13. heat flowterm for the amount of heat transferred from one end of a segment to the other per unit time

          

  14. thermal insulatorterm for a material that does not conduct heat efficiently

          

  15. internal energyterm for the measure of an object's molecular kinetic energy and molecular potential energy

          

  16. specific heatterm for the heat required to raise the temperature of a unit mass by one degree

          

  17. -273.15absolute zero in degrees Celsius

          

  18. thermometersterm for the process of measuring temperature

          

  19. endothermicBecause heat is released spontaneously by a freezing liquid, freezing is a(n) _____ process.

          

  20. triple pointterm for a liquid changing into a solid

          

  21. Gabriel Daniel FahrenheitGerman physicist who invented the mercury thermometer in 1714

          

  22. Celsius scalethe standard termperature scale employed for scientific purposes

          

  23. linear expansionterm for the heat that must be absorbed per gram to melt a solid

          

  24. Truethe metric unit of heat

          

  25. conductionthe method of heat transfer in which agitated motion is transmitted between molecules in contact with each other

          

  26. radiationterm for a liquid changing into a gas

          

  27. thermal equilibriumterm for the state in which who objects are the same temperature

          

  28. vaporizationterm for a liquid changing into a gas

          

  29. heat capacityterm for the heat required to raise a body's temperature by one degree

          

  30. oneIn general, it takes about __ calorie(s) to raise a gram of water one degree Celsius.

          

  31. convectionthe method of heat tranfer in which heat is carried by moving material

          

  32. 4.58 mm Hg and 0 degrees Cthe ice point on the Celsius scale

          

  33. Truethe metric unit of heat

          

  34. thermal conductivityterm for a material that conducts heat efficiently

          

  35. 1/273the ice point on the Kelvin scale

          

  36. αletter that represents the coefficient of linear expansion

          

  37. 4.184One calorie equals ___ Joule(s).

          

  38. thermometryterm for the process of measuring temperature

          

  39. absolute zeroThe Kelvin scale of temperature is called a(n) ____ ____ because its lowest possible temperature has the value of 0 K.

          

  40. joulethe metric unit of heat

          

  41. 273.15absolute zero in degrees Celsius

          

  42. 0 degreesthe ice point on the Celsius scale

          

  43. thermal conductorterm for a material that does not conduct heat efficiently

          

  44. heat of fusionterm for the transfer of heat energy from one part of a body to another

          

  45. meltingterm for a liquid changing into a solid

          

  46. heat conductionterm for the transfer of heat energy from one part of a body to another

          

  47. heat of vaporizationterm for a liquid changing into a gas