coefficient of expansion


coefficient of expansion
the ratio of change in length, area, or volume per degree to the corresponding value at a standard temperature.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Coefficient — Co ef*fi cient, n. 1. That which unites in action with something else to produce the same effect. [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. F. coefficient.] (Math.) A number or letter put before a letter or quantity, known or unknown, to show how many times the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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