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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phase_transition

The term phase transition (or phase change) is most commonly used to describe transitions between solid, liquid and gaseous states of matter, and, in rare ...

www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_changes.html

Phase changes happen when you reach certain special points. Sometimes a liquid wants to become a solid. Scientists use something called a freezing point or ...

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Freezing is a phase transition in which a liquid turns into a solid when its ... almost always an exothermic process, meaning that as liquid changes into solid, heat ...

www.factmonster.com/dk/encyclopedia/science/changing-states

All matter exists as solids, liquids, or gases. These are called the states of matter. Matter can change from one state to another if heated or cooled. If ice (a solid) ...

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The three states, or phases, of matter are gas, liquid and solid. ... A: The process of a gas changing to a liquid is called condensation, and for condensation to ...

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The solid begins to go from a solid state to a liquid state — a process called ... During changes of state (phase changes), the temperature remains constant even ...

dl.clackamas.edu/ch104-02/physical_changes.htm

If you were to continue to cool down the water and change it from a liquid to a solid, you would have another kind of phase change that is called freezing or ...

www.science.uwaterloo.ca/~cchieh/cact/c123/phases.html

Gas, liquid, and solid are known as the three states of matter or material, but ... Thus, another term is required to describe the various forms, and the term ... Phase is a concept used to explain many physical and chemical changes ( reactions).

www.chem.wisc.edu/deptfiles/genchem/netorial/rottosen/tutorial/modules/intermolecular_forces/02imf/imf2.htm

A phase change is occuring; the liquid water is changing to gaseous water, or steam. On a molecular ... All phase changes involve either an increase or decrease of intermolecular forces. For each of the ... solid liquid, melting or fusion ... In this phase change, does the distance between molecules increase or decrease?

www.princeton.edu/pr/pwb/98/0622/solid.html

Jun 22, 1998 ... A state between solid and liquid ... (the process by which materials change from solid to liquid or liquid to gas) and may eventually affect ... The scientists discovered this new phase, called smectic A' or Sm-A', in the course of ...