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physical property

[′fiz·ə·kəl ′präp·ərd·ē]
(chemistry)
Property of a compound that can change without involving a change in chemical composition; examples are the melting point and boiling point.
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The following conclusions were drawn from the investigation on some physical properties of Egusi melon seed for the moisture content range of 7.
The physical properties of the soil in which it is embedded (soils vary considerably over surprisingly short distances),
TC Memo 1997-240, when it held that "the peculiar physical properties of emulsified asphalt make it impossible" for a taxpayer to hold it in inventory.
When combined with previous mapping and drilling data, the results from the lithoprobe program will provide a profile of the physical properties of the area, explained Bernt Milkereit, operations supervisors with the Geological Survey to Canada.
Since a polymer's physical properties depend on its underlying chemistry and how it is processed, the 3M researchers designed an experiment to eavesdrop on molecular changes occurring during the processing of polymers.
There is reportedly no change in physical properties of the resin--"only a faster cycle," says Thomas Wyszynski, technical manager for rotational resins.
For our purposes, the testing of physical properties includes six types of instrumentation: physical testing, thermal analysis, particle characterization, viscometry/rheometry, calorimetry and petroleum analyzers.
If you are already a member of the Physical Properties general interest group (not the same as a member of the Physical Properties Committee), you will automatically be balloted when a draft is prepared.
Physical Properties of Fats, Oils and Emulsifiers provides an overview of the principles of fat crystallisation and the application of the fundamental principles of food systems.
Unlike traditional, dry nanotechnology, which focuses on a nanoparticle end product, Neowater builds upon the unique properties of nanoparticles to modify the physical properties of water molecules around them.

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