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Adhesion
The force of attraction between substances
Base
A number or sybol placed below and to the left of another number called the exponent
Circumference
The distance around a circle
Cohesion
The force of attraction between substances of similair composition
Diameter
The distance across a circle measured through the center
Displacement
The act of crowding out or taking place of
Exponent
A number placed above and to the right of another number or symbol called the base
Graduate
A scaled cylinder used to measure liquid volume
Uncertainty
A measure of the estimated error that occur in measurements
Volume
THe space a material occupies
Scientific notation
A shorthand system of writing very large or very small numbers
Standard
That which is established as a custom, model, example, criterion, or test
Linear measurement
A measurement of length, such as distance or height
Liter
The basic unit of liquid volume in the metric system; abbreiated L
Meniscus
The curved surface of a liquid in a narrow container
Meter
THe basic unit of length in the metric system; abbreviated m
Prefix
One or more letters or syllables added to the beginning of a word to modify its meaning
Pi
The ratio of the circumference of a circle to the diameter of the circle(pi- is approximately 3.141592)