Rocks & mirror

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Encyclopedia of Marine and Energy Technology

Solid

energy

In a solid, constituent particles are closely packed together. The forces between particles are so strong that the particles cannot move freely but can only vibrate. As a result, a solid has a stable, definite shape, and a definite volume. Solids can only change their shape by an outside force, as when broken or cut. One of the four fundametal matters of state.

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