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state of matter

[′stāt əv ′mad·ər]
(physics)
One of three fundamental conditions of matter: the solid, liquid, and gaseous states.
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In terms of my physical state I feel ready to go and mentally I feel definitely refreshed.
Though the physical deterioration of Pope John Paul II from 2003 to 2005 was well-documented, the fact that no pope has resigned from office since Gregory XII in 1415 means there is no protocol for dealing with or reporting on the physical state of a former pontiff, especially one who has vowed to stay out of the public eye.
Building survey: a report into the physical state of the property, also sometimes referred to as a full structural survey.
The summer with Todd seems a perfect antidote to her mental and physical state of near collapse, but Max puts a swift end to it when he drags her back to the studio and her fast-track California lifestyle.
The partial information context results from agent i receiving observations that do not reveal the current physical state precisely.
And you assume Neville would have more of an inside track on Rio's physical state and form at club level than Hodgson.
This edition includes three levels of commentary, including contextual historical information, notes on the physical state of the translated manuscripts and their disposition as well as comparisons of previous editions, alternate interpretations, and various marginal notes.
It is designed to work as a mild stimulant to optimise Greene's mental and physical state before a race.
These results should be a wake-up call to national and local Government that the physical state of our streets needs to be improved to encourage people to get more active.
The fuzzy quantum shape that describes the physical state of a single particle, its wave function, has been directly measured in the laboratory, giving this mathematical concept a small dose of reality.
The 69 year old was hauled before a judge on Thursday, but the hearing was cut short because of what his lawyer called Mladic's "poor physical state.
Adela Dworin, president of Havana's Patronato synagogue, said they delivered traditional Passover food to a "visibly emotional" Gross, who Dworin described as being in "a good physical state.

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