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LAW OF CONSERVATION OF MATTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does law of conservation of matter mean? 

LAW OF CONSERVATION OF MATTER (noun)
  The noun LAW OF CONSERVATION OF MATTER has 1 sense:

1. a fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system

  Familiarity information: LAW OF CONSERVATION OF MATTER used as a noun is very rare.


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LAW OF CONSERVATION OF MATTER (noun)


Sense 1law of conservation of matter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

conservation of mass; conservation of matter; law of conservation of mass; law of conservation of matter

Hypernyms ("law of conservation of matter" is a kind of...):

conservation ((physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations)


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