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  StateChange

Sigma KEE - StateChange
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StateChange
Any Process where the PhysicalState of part of the patient of the Process changes.
Relationships      
Parents InternalChange Processes which involve altering an internal property of an Object, e.g. the shape of the Object, its coloring, its structure, etc. Processes that are not instances of this class include changes that only affect the relationship to other objects, e.g. changes in spatial or temporal location.
Children BoilingThe Class of Processes where a Substance is heated and converted from a Liquid to a Gas.
 ClottingCoagulation, also known as clotting, is the process by which blood changes from a liquid to a gel, forming a blood clot. It potentially results in hemostasis, the cessation of blood loss from a damaged vessel, followed by repair. The mechanism of coagulation involves activation, adhesion and aggregation of platelets, as well as deposition and maturation of fibrin.
 CondensingThe Class of Processes where an Object is cooled and converted from a Gas to a Liquid.
 DepositionThe Class of Processes where an Object is cooled and converted directly from a Gas to a Solid, without going through the state of being a Liquid.
 EvaporatingThe Class of Processes where a Substance is converted from a Liquid to a Gas at a temperature below its Boiling point.
 FreezingThe Class of Processes where an Object is cooled and converted from a Liquid to a Solid.
 MeltingThe Class of Processes where an Object is heated and converted from a Solid to a Liquid.
 SublimationThe Class of Processes where an Object gains energy from its surrounding and is converted directly from a Solid to a Gas, without going through the state of being a Liquid.


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