physical property

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Noun1.physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
absorption factor, absorptivity - (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
dissolubility, solubleness - the property of being dissoluble; "he measure the dissolubility of sugar in water"
drippiness - the physical property of being soft and drippy
reflectivity, reflexion, reflection - the ability to reflect beams or rays
bending, deflexion, deflection - the property of being bent or deflected
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
enthalpy, heat content, total heat, H - (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure; "enthalpy is the amount of energy in a system capable of doing mechanical work"
randomness, entropy, S - (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work; "entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity"
perceptibility - the property of being perceptible by the mind or the senses
invisibility, invisibleness - the quality of not being perceivable by the eye
brightness level, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brightness, light - the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
inaudibility, inaudibleness - the quality of not being perceptible by the ear
imperceptibility - the property of being imperceptible by the mind or the senses
reluctivity - (physics) the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field in it
sensitivity, sensitiveness - the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences; "a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity"; "the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth"
magnetisation, magnetization - the physical property of being magnetic
elasticity, snap - the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"
malleability, plasticity - the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking
inelasticity - the lack of elasticity
unmalleability - a lack of malleability
mass - the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
weight - the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
momentum - the product of a body's mass and its velocity; "the momentum of the particles was deduced from meteoritic velocities"
fugacity - the tendency of a gas to expand or escape
length - the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet"
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The relationship between the crosslink density data and modulus data is in good agreement with the other physical property values.
Unlike single-parameter sensors such as conductivity sensors or acoustic viscosity sensors that only measure one physical property, the FPS measures three important physical properties of fluids to determine the condition and quality of the fluid.
The physical property instrumentation market would experience higher growth without the inclusion of the viscometry, rheometry and petroleum analyzer segments, which are heavily tied into the petroleum industry.
An identified contract will notify the accounting specialist to open a work-in-process (WIP) account and notify the logistician to open a physical property record.
The system is a direct-to-consumer estimating method that uses phone calls to insured homeowners to gather updated physical property details.
This national residential physical property database will benefit not only the real estate market, but will service other industries, including the financial, research, investment and statistical markets.
Does not cause significant loss in physical property performance.
A particular physical property of a specified food can thus be represented unambigously and concisely by an alpha-numeric group.
This family of thermoplastic olefin elastomers is said to exceed by a wide margin the performance and softness limitations of conventional TPOs, and exhibits processing and physical property advantages over a wide range of other thermoplastic elastomers, according to the company.
Physical Property 2003-04 Market Share Growth Rate Physical Testing 33.2% 3.9% Thermal Analysis 21.8% 5.9% Particle Characterization 19.2% 6.3% Viscometry/Rheometry 11.7% 3.8% Petroleum Analyzer 8.0% 3.2% Calorimetry 6.2% 10.3% Total 100.0% 5.1% 2002-05 Total Physical Property Global Market $/Millions 2002 1489 2003 1556 2004 1636 2005 1725 Note: Table made from bar graph.
When polymer degradation poses the key threat to physical property maintenance, restabilization is the prime solution.
Both products are said to significantly increase efficiency while maintaining the physical property performance, high scorch resistance and favorable environmental profile of the Firemaster 550 family of products.

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