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- n. expansiveness
- n. The formal notion of points moving away from one another under the action of an iterated function.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being expansive; expansiveness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand
- n. the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure
- n. a friendly open trait of a talkative person
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The transition can be detected as a marked change in the thermal expansivity and heat capacity of the material.
I work on materials with negative Poisson's ratios (NPR) and negative thermal expansivity
Water's thermal expansivity reduces increasingly (becoming negative) at low temperatures.
Water's thermal expansivity increases with increased pressure.
Water has a low coefficient of expansion (thermal expansivity).
Such fibres may acts as balancing plies during manufacture because they may effectively reduce thermal expansivity (see recent papers and patents by
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