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A characteristic property refers to a property pertaining to a substance or element that is used to identify or classify it. These properties can be either chemical or physical properties. Some physical properties of an ... More »

Acids share several common characteristics and properties, including sour taste and corrosion to all metals. These characteristics distinguish acids from bases, which culminate the second broad class of chemical substanc... More »

A characteristic property of matter is a chemical or physical property that can help to identify or distinguish one substance from another. Some physical properties of a substance are density, solubility, melting point, ... More »

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