Definition of Law of conservation of matter
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 matter
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1. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"PART III TRANSFORMATION OF ENERGY LECTURE XXXI FORMS OF ENERGY IN THE PLANT SIDE by side with the law of conservation of matter, one aspect of which we have ..."
2. An Elementary Study of Chemistry by William McPherson, William Edwards Henderson (1906)
"The atomic hypothesis and the law of conservation of matter. It is evident that if the atoms never change their masses in any change which they undergo, ..."
3. Modern Engineering Practice: Steam, Electricity, Mechanics by American School (Chicago, Ill.), Frank Wakeley Gunsaulus (1903)
"The law of Conservation of Matter. 2. The law of Definite Weight. Law of Conservation of Hatter. — The sum of the weights of all the products in an ..."
4. The Chemistry of Breadmaking by James Grant (1912)
"A chemical equation is an expression of the law of conservation of matter, for the sum of the substances taking part in the reaction is equal to the sum of ..."
5. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1876)
"NY e may call this the law of conservation of matter. Now matter is not the only thing conserved in, the universe ; there is besides what scientific men, ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"Lavoisier by chemical and physical means proved the law of conservation of matter. Then Dalton ascribed weights to these elements composing matter, ..."
7. Life and Matter: A Criticism of Professor Haeckel's Riddle of the Universe by Oliver Lodge, Oliver Logde (1907)
"... practice nearly always inferred from weight; and in terms of inertia the law of conservation of matter cannot be considered really an experimental fact; ..."
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