bulk modulus


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bulk modulus

n
(General Physics) a coefficient of elasticity of a substance equal to minus the ratio of the applied stress (p) to the resulting fractional change in volume (dV/V) in a specified reference state (dV/V is the bulk strain). Symbol: K
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Noun1.bulk modulus - the ratio of the change in pressure acting on a volume to the fractional change in volume
coefficient of elasticity, elastic modulus, modulus of elasticity - (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body
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