Definition of Coefficient of expansion

1. Noun. The fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure.

Exact synonyms: Expansivity
Generic synonyms: Coefficient

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coefficient Of Expansion

coefficient of absorption
coefficient of concordance
coefficient of consanguinity
coefficient of correlation
coefficient of drag
coefficient of elasticity
coefficient of expansion (current term)
coefficient of friction
coefficient of inbreeding
coefficient of kinship
coefficient of mutual induction
coefficient of reflection
coefficient of relationship
coefficient of self induction
coefficient of variation
coefficient of viscosity

Literary usage of Coefficient of expansion

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1. Bulletin by Ohio State Geologist, Ohio Division of Geological Survey (1904)
""In the plan finally adopted a standard bar of steel or copper with known coefficient of expansion was subjected to identical changes of temperature with ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"While the coefficient of expansion is not without its effect in volume changes in hardened steel, it is not a determining factor in the matter of distortion ..."

3. A Text-book of Physics: Including a Collection of Examples and Questions by William Watson (1920)
"In the case of quartz, the coefficient of expansion parallel to the axis is 0.0797 x io~*, and that perpendicular to the axis is 0.1337 x io~4. 189. ..."

4. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"0-0000185 0-0000191 0-0000294 Cubic Coefficient of Expansion (a) of some Liquids and Gases. Cubic expansion takes place according to the formula V, ..."

5. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel (1878)
"Coefficient of Expansion.—It often happens that when the temperature of a body is increased by successive equal amounts, the successive increments of volume ..."

6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"One of the most interesting results is that the density of ice at the boiling point of air is not more than 0-93, the mean coefficient of expansion being ..."

7. Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied for the Use of by Adolphe Ganot (1879)
"Regnault has found that the coefficient of expansion varies with different kinds of glass, and further with the shape of the vessel. ..."

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