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Key Terms:Heat Transfer

Term Definition
Conduction To act as a substance through which something is carried.
Convection Motion in a fluid in which the warmer portions rise and the colder portions sink.
Radiation The action or process of radiating.
Temperature The degree of hotness or coldness of something.
Matter Something that occupies space and has mass.
Energy Usable energy such as Heat, Light and electricity.
Heat A high degree of hotness.
Insulator A material that is a poor conductor of heat or electricity.
Dissolve To mix or cause to mix a liquid so that the result is a liquid that is the same throughout.
Solvent A usually liquid substance capable of dissolving one or more substances.

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