Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 18 - Think and Explain: 75

Answer

For a material in the liquid phase, a particular molecule has more freedom, i.e., more possibilities for its location, and more ways it can move and rotate, compared to when the material is in the solid phase. The liquid phase is more random and disordered.
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