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Key Terms: Heat Transfer

Term Definition
Conduction The act of conduccting or conveying.
Convection Motion in a fluid in which the warmer portions rise and the cold portions sink..
Radiation Something that os radiated. Energy radiated in the form of waves or particles.
Tempature The degree of hotness or coldness of something as shown by a thermometer.
Matter The substance of the universe: something that occupies space and hass mass.
Energy Natural power vigorously exerted: vigorous action.
Heat To make or become warm or hot.
Insulater A material that is a poor conuctor of heat or electricity.
Dissolve To mix or cause to mix with a liquid that is the same substance throughout.
Solvent A usually liquid substance capable of dissolving one or more other substances.


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