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specific gravity

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The ratio of the mass of a solid or liquid to the mass of an equal volume of distilled water at 4°C (39°F) or of a gas to an equal volume of air or hydrogen under prescribed conditions of temperature and pressure.

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  • noun physics The ratio of the mass of a substance to that of an equal volume of water at 4°C (or to some other reference substance)

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  • noun the density of a substance relative to the density of water

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