A list of common liquids includes water, milk, blood, wine, coffee and honey. Other liquids include urine, alcohol and gasoline. Mercury and bromine are the only two elements that are liquid at normal conditions of temperature and pressure.Know More
Liquid is one of the four states of matter; the other three forms are solid, gas and plasma. It is the only form of matter that has a definite volume but no definite shape. A liquid is an almost incompressible fluid that takes the shape of its container but maintains a fairly constant volume independent of pressure. It is composed of small vibrating particles of matter including atoms, joined together by intermolecular bonds. The most important and common liquid on earth is water, which is extremely essential for the existence of life. A liquid can be formed by heating a solid above its melting point.
Some metal alloys are also liquid at room temperature, including sodium-potassium alloy (NaK) and amalgams (alloys of mercury). Water, ethanol and most organic solvents are pure substances that are liquid at standard conditions. Most acids, inorganic nonaqueous solvents and water constitute inorganic liquids. Liquefaction of many gases through cooling produces liquids including liquid hydrogen, liquid oxygen and liquid nitrogen. Liquids have several uses as lubricants, coolants and solvents, and are also used as power transmitters in hydraulic systems.Learn more about States of Matter
Many everyday items are made from plastic, including hard drinking glasses and dishes, which are typically made from a type of plastic called polystyrene. Garden hoses, water pipes and plastic tubing are typically made from a type of plastic called PVC, and circuit boards are made from laminated epoxy plastics.Full Answer >
The inert gases, also called noble gases, are argon, helium, neon, krypton, xenon and radon. The inert gases are in Group 18, located on the far right of the periodic table.Full Answer >
Marsupials include the wallaby, kangaroo, koala, wombat, Tasmanian devil, dasyure, phalanger and opossum. A marsupial wolf existed up until the 1950s when it went extinct, according to the University of California Museum of Paleontology.Full Answer >
Actors and other performers typically include a section within a resume devoted to "special skills," which can include skills in sports, music, dance, stage combat and martial arts, improvisation, horseback riding and stunts. The special skills section usually includes a list of any foreign languages or dialects mastered by the actor as well.Full Answer >