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How are plasma and gas alike?

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Answered 2011-02-15 06:52:13

Plasma and gas are alike in that both are fluids. A liquid is a fluid, but it takes the shape of an open container it is placed in, and plasma and gas don't. They go everywhere. Further, both represent states of matter at greater thermal energies than liquids or solids.

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