bulk modulus(redirected from modulus of volume elasticity)
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(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