Words Of Foreign Origin
Archimedes' Principle and Buoyancy
One of the most useful discoveries to mankind in the field of physics is
This principle, a device called a___ was developed which helps in measuring the density of liquids with ease.
According to the principle, a solid that floats or is immersed in a liquid appears to lose its weight which is equal to the weight of the liquid displaced by the solid. Whether a given solid drowns or not in a given liquid depends on
of the solid in comparison with that of the liquid.
The ratio of the density of the substance to the density of water, which obviously has no units but a mere number is called as
of the substance.
If the relative density of the liquid and that of the solid are equal, then the solid just ____________.
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