coefficient of cubical expansion

coefficient of cubical expansion

[¦kō·ə′fish·ənt əv ′kyüb·ə·kəl ik′span·shən]
(thermodynamics)
The increment in volume of a unit volume of solid, liquid, or gas for a rise of temperature of 1° at constant pressure. Also known as coefficient of expansion; coefficient of thermal expansion; coefficient of volumetric expansion; expansion coefficient; expansivity.
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