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# Can you squish solid?

## Can you squish solid?

Gases and plasmas are compressible. You can squeeze them and make them smaller. Solids and liquids are not compressible. Applying pressure may cause them to change their shape, but not their size.

## Can a solid be squashed or compressed?

have a fixed shape and cannot flow, because their particles cannot move from place to place. cannot be compressed (squashed), because their particles are close together and have no space to move into.

## Can liquid be squashed?

Liquids cannot be squashed, flow quite easily and have a fixed volume but no fixed shape. Although they are dense, liquids are usually less dense than solids. spread out, with no bonds between them. Gases are quite easy to squash, flow easily, have no fixed volume and no fixed shape.

## Can solids be reshaped?

Solids are the only state of matter that keep their own shape. A solid’s shape can only be changed if a force is applied to it, such as hammering, slicing or twisting. Solids can be hard, soft, bouncy or stretchy.

## Is Glue a solid or liquid?

Glue is a mixture of a polymer and water and is a liquid.

## What does slime feel like?

They can feel as hard as a solid when squeezed in your fist, but as soon as you release your grip, they ooze out through your fingers like a thick liquid.

## Which two states of matter Cannot be compressed?

SolidsEdit Because the particles don’t move, solids have a definite shape and volume, and can’t flow. Because the particles are already packed closely together, solids can’t easily be compressed.

## Does liquid hold its shape?

Liquids. Liquid: Liquids maintain a fixed volume, but their shape will mold to the shape of the container they are being held in. A liquid maintains a fixed volume, but its shape will mold to the shape of the container it is being held in.

## Why can’t solids and liquids be squashed easily?

The kinetic particle theory explains the properties of the different states of matter. The particles in solids, liquids and gases have different amounts of energy….Liquids.

Property Why
Liquids cannot be compressed or squashed The particles are close together and have no space to move into

## What are 3 facts about solids?

-Solids have definite volumes and definite shapes. -Solids cannot flow. -Solids cannot easily be compressed. Solids : The particles in a solid are packed so closely together and therefore hold onto each other very tightly that they can barely move at all.

## How do you know if the material is solid?

Something is usually described as a solid if it can hold its own shape and is hard to compress (squash). The particles in most solids are closely packed together. Even though the particles are locked into place and cannot move or slide past each other, they still vibrate a tiny bit.

## What kind of solid can not be squashed?

Wood is a solid because it can not be squashed but it has a set shape and a set volume. Mainly it can not be poured. Can solids be squashed? It depends on what the solid is made of and how dense it is. A tomato is a solid but step on it and see that it can be smashed. Diamonds can not be, usually, without great force.

## Can a solid be hammered into many different shapes?

Some solids can be hammered or squashed into many different shapes without breaking. They are known as malleable materials. Other solids, such as biscuits or glass, will not bend when hammered or squashed, but will break and split.

## Which is state of matter cannot be squashed?

A solid will retain its shape; the particles are not free to move around. Liquid matter is made of more loosely packed particles. It will take the shape of its container. Particles can move about within a liquid, but they are packed densely enough that volume is maintained. Also question is, which states of matter can be squashed?

## Why do solids have a fixed shape and cannot flow?

Solids: have a fixed shape and cannot flow, because their particles cannot move from place to place. cannot be compressed (squashed), because their particles are close together and have no space to move into.

## Which is a hard thing that cannot be squashed?

A solid is a hard thing like wood. Wood is a solid because it can not be squashed but it has a set shape and a set volume. Mainly it can not be poured.

## Can a solid be squashed with sufficient force?

But actually, with sufficient force all solids can be squashed. Some are harder to squash than others. The gravitational field of a black hole squashes all things that get too close to it.

A solid will retain its shape; the particles are not free to move around. Liquid matter is made of more loosely packed particles. It will take the shape of its container. Particles can move about within a liquid, but they are packed densely enough that volume is maintained. Also question is, which states of matter can be squashed?

## Is it possible to squash a piece of bread?

Bread can be squashed fairly easily because the structure of bread is composed of spongy, flexible elements. But actually, with sufficient force all solids can be squashed. Some are harder to squash than others.