Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun state_of_matter

1 sense of state of matter

Sense 1
state of matter, state -- ((chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice")
       => chemical phenomenon -- (any natural phenomenon involving chemistry (as changes to atoms or molecules))

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