Is glass a liquid or a solid?

Is glass a liquid or a solid?

Do you think that glass is a liquid or a solid? Google it if you don't know what the heck I'm talking about; it's really interesting.

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Space10101
Glass as you see it in windows is actually a solid. The myth about it being a liquid was caused by the glass in old buildings. The panes of many old glass sheets were observed to be thicker at the bottom than at the top, leading many people to believe that over time gravity had caused the glass to slowly flow downwards. But the imperfections had actually been there since their installation.
vive_la_revolution
*applauds* You're totally correct.
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on October 19, 2015
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SenpaiDawn
Solid!
on October 20, 2015
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Glutin_The_Yokai
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Phandom_Trash_Number_One
solid
vive_la_revolution
Half correct -- it's an amorphous solid, unlike most solids, which are crystalline.
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Phandom_Trash_Number_One
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vive_la_revolution
What grade are you in?
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on October 21, 2015
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neefflove
Glass can be in either state.
vive_la_revolution
Actually, it's an amorphous solid. Essentially, this means that it has a random molecule structure (sort of like glass) but it actually has all of the properties of a crystalline solid.
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Winter_of_the_Wolves
Well, actually, is a liquid as well as a solid.
vive_la_revolution
It's actually an amorphous solid.
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Winter_of_the_Wolves
Oooh... Ok. :3
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Straightajonah
you need to ask what you want better, it is both, it can be a liquid, solid, or gass
vive_la_revolution
Umm what does that even mean?
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Straightajonah
ur welcome
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on October 22, 2015
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vive_la_revolution
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Straightajonah
lol. in a universe were that wouldn't sound insulting everyone would understand everything! that was insulting, but i take no offense.
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vive_la_revolution
A part of me is like: Aww don't cry!!

Another part is like: Seriously dude pull yourself together I'm just not following you

I really hope that that doesn't sound insulting...
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Straightajonah
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vive_la_revolution
No. I'm only following 20 people and never more than that/
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on October 22, 2015
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Straightajonah
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vive_la_revolution
Yes. That's what I said; it's an amorphous solid.
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Straightajonah
are you following me?
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on October 22, 2015
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Straightajonah
so yeah
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on October 22, 2015
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Straightajonah
yes, you are right about that, but if you are talking about solid glass, it is a solid, but it is not crystalline.
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on October 22, 2015
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vive_la_revolution
Yup. And glass is an amorphous solid; even though its pattern isn't crystalline, it's solid.
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on October 22, 2015
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Straightajonah
well, there are three fazes of matter. solid liquid and gass
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Kenzie_is_Batgirl
solid because it's strong and liquid because it can melt
vive_la_revolution
Actually, it's am amorphous solid.
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on October 20, 2015
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on October 19, 2015
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