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 » Science Physics Motion & Mechanics

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 » Science Chemistry Acids & Bases

Melting point, boiling point and thermal conductivity are examples of characteristic properties. Characteristic properties of matter are inherent properties that are unique and identifying under specific conditions. More » Science Chemistry States of Matter
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