absolute expansion

absolute expansion

[′ab·sə‚lüt ik′span·shən]
(thermodynamics)
The true expansion of a liquid with temperature, as calculated when the expansion of the container in which the volume of the liquid is measured is taken into account; in contrast with apparent expansion.
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