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Crystal
The specific shape or form produced by the arrangement of particles in a solid
Diffusion
The natural movement within gases and liquids that spreads out odors and colors
Dynamite equilibrium
Balance between opposing and continuing processes
Equalibrium
Balance
Expansion Joints
Devices used in the construction of large bridges or buildings to allow for expansion and construction as the temperature changes
Kinetic particle theory
THe model used to explain changes of dtate of materials and the motion of particles
Kinetic theory of matter
the model that states all materials are made up of particles that are in constant motion
Model
anything, eigther physical or mental that is used to explain the unfamiliar in terms of something familiar. Models are often used to explain observations, predict behaviors, and visualize objects that cannot be directly observed
Partivle theory of matter particles
THe model that states that all materials are composed of small particles
Roational Motion
the turning or movement of a molecule wboutits axis, It occurs in liquids and gasses
Thermal expansion
The expansion of a substance due to heat
Transitional Motion
The motion that is characteristic of particles in the gaseuous state and occurs to a limited degree in liquids. THe particles change their positions with respect to each other
Vibrational motion
An oscillating or back and forth motion of a molecule. It is the only type of patticle mtion in the solid state matter