Definition of Conservation of mass

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




Definition of Conservation of mass

1. Noun. (context: physics chemistry) A conservation law of classical physics that states that the total mass of a closed system remains constant regardless of the chemical or physical changes that take place within it. ¹

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Literary usage of Conservation of mass

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1. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1907)
"One of the facts fundamental to the whole science of chemistry is the conservation of mass. When chemical reaction takes place, the substances change most ..."

2. Elements of Physics by Henry Augustus Rowland, Joseph Sweetman Ames (1900)
"Conservation of Mass.—By measurements of this kind, it may be proved that if two bodies are ... This is known as the "Principle of the Conservation of Mass. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"Thus the law of conservation of mass is merged into the more fundamental law of conservation of energy. The inadequacy of mechanics became apparent when ..."

4. The Elements of Physical Chemistry by Harry Clary Jones (1915)
"One of the facts fundamental to the whole science of chemistry is the conservation of mass. When chemical reaction takes place, the substances change most ..."

5. A Textbook in the Principles of Science Teaching by George Ransom Twiss (1917)
"... conservation of mass. — In connection with the teaching of the two laws already mentioned and of the experimental facts that have led up to them, ..."

6. The Principles of Inorganic Chemistry by Wilhelm Ostwald (1904)
"It says in words that no energy can be created or lost, and is analogous to the law of the conservation of mass, which we have already studied. ..."

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