coefficient of expansion


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coefficient of expansion

n
(General Physics) the amount of expansion (or contraction) per unit length of a material resulting from one degree change in temperature. Also called: expansivity
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Noun1.coefficient of expansion - the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure
coefficient - a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic
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It has a very low coefficient of expansion," says Griffith.
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