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key terms : heat transfer

Term Definition
conduction a passage through a conductor
convection motion in a fluid in which the hotness or coldness of something as shown in a thermometer
radiation energy radiation in the form of waves or particles
temperture the degree of hotness or coldness of something as shown by a thermometer
matter something that occipies space and has mass
energy the capacity for work to do
heat to make or become warm or hot
insulator a material that is a poor conducter of heat or electricity or a device made of such material
dissolve to mix or cause to mix with a liquid so that the result is a liquid that is same throughout
solvent a usually liquid substance capable of dissolving

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