Definition of Law of conservation of mass
1. Noun. A fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system.
Generic synonyms: Conservation
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Literary usage of Law of conservation of mass
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1. 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 ..."
2. The Study of Chemical Composition: An Account of Its Method and Historical by Ida Freund (1904)
"LAVOISIER AND THE law of conservation of mass. ... researches on combustion is the experimental basis, by him supplied, for the law of conservation of mass. ..."
3. The Experimental Basis of Chemistry: Suggestions for a Series of Experiments by Ida Freund (1920)
"Experiments specially devised and intended to test the accuracy of the law of conservation of mass. So far the proofs adduced for the validity of the ..."
4. Technology Quarterly and Proceedings of the Society of Arts by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Society of Arts (1908)
"... the three great conservation laws, namely, the law of conservation of energy, the law of conservation of mass, and the law of conservation of momentum. ..."
5. A Realistic Universe: An Introd. to Metaphysics by John Elof Boodin (1916)
"The law of conservation of mass or inertia is similarly empirical. It has been verified for some of the simpler systems of energy. Gravitational mass can be ..."
6. Practical Proofs of Chemical Laws: A Course of Experiments Upon the by Vaughan Cornish (1895)
"... CHAPTER II THE law of conservation of mass STATEMENT.— When elements combine together chemically the mass of the compounds formed is equal to the sum of ..."