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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