Conservation-of-mass meaning

(physics, chemistry) A conservation law of classical physics that states that the total mass of a closed system remains constant regardless of the chemical or physical changes that take place within it.
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A principle in classical physics stating that the total mass of an isolated system is unchanged by interaction of its parts.
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A principle of classical physics stating that the total mass of a closed system is unchanged by interaction of its parts. The principle does not hold under Special Relativity, since mass and energy can be converted into one another.
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Attributive form of conservation of mass.
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