follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

specific volume

noun, Physics.
1.
volume per unit mass; the reciprocal of density.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for specific volume
  • 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

noun
1.
(physics) the volume of matter per unit mass; the reciprocal of the density ν
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for specific volume

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for specific

17
20
Scrabble Words With Friends