coefficient of expansion

coefficient of expansion
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌkoʊ əˈfɪʃ ənt ʌv, ɒv ik-ˈspan(t)-shən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌkoʊ əˈfɪʃ ənt ʌv, ɒv ik-ˈspan(t)-shən/

Definitions of coefficient of expansion words

  • noun coefficient of expansion the amount of expansion (or contraction) per unit length of a material resulting from one degree change in temperature 3
  • noun coefficient of expansion the fractional change in length, area, or volume per unit change in temperature of a solid, liquid, or gas at a given constant pressure. 1

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Origin of coefficient of expansion

First appearance:

before 1870
One of the 26% newest English words
First recorded in 1870-75

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coefficient of expansion popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 1% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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