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specific volume

noun, Physics.
volume per unit mass; the reciprocal of density. Unabridged
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  • At any given temperature and pressure, there's a maximum amount of water vapor that can be in a specific volume of air.
  • Partial specific volume measurements also indicated no interaction in mixed micelles.
British Dictionary definitions for specific volume

specific volume

(physics) the volume of matter per unit mass; the reciprocal of the density ν
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