thermal expansion


thermal expansion
change in dimensions of a material resulting from a change in temperature.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • thermal expansion — an increase in dimensions of a body or substance as a result of an increase in its temperature; used in dentistry to enlarge an investment mold to compensate for shrinkage of the metal casting …   Medical dictionary

  • thermal expansion — /θɜməl əksˈpænʃən/ (say thermuhl uhks panshuhn) noun the tendency of matter to increase in volume when heated …   Australian English dictionary

  • thermal expansion — noun : increase in linear dimensions of a solid or in volume of a fluid because of rise in temperature …   Useful english dictionary

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