law of conservation of matter

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of conservation of matter - a fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system
conservation - (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations
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This would violate the 1st Law of Conservation of Matter and Energy)
The law of conservation of matter states that the mass of substances in a closed system will remain constant, regardless of what processes are acting inside the system.
We even create a supplementary noun, "soul," to represent the durable part of the process, necessitated by the Law of Conservation of Matter, Energy and happenings.

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