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coefficient of expansion

noun, Physics.
1.
the fractional change in length, area, or volume per unit change in temperature of a solid, liquid, or gas at a given constant pressure.
Also called expansivity.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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British Dictionary definitions for coefficient of expansion

coefficient of expansion

noun
1.
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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