Property Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Property

Color is a property of matter.
Color is a property of matter. Ben Mills

Property Definition: A characteristic of a sample of matter that is fixed by its state.

Examples: Properties of a sample of hydrogen gas include the density and energy of a mole of H2 at 1 atm and 25°C.

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