expansivity
noun Date: 1837 the quality or state of being expansive; especially the capacity to expand

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  • expansivity — n. expansiveness, tendency to expand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • expansivity — noun Physics the amount a material expands or contracts per unit length due to a one degree change in temperature …   English new terms dictionary

  • expansivity — ex·pan·siv·i·ty …   English syllables

  • expansivity — ex•pan•siv•i•ty [[t]ˌɛk spænˈsɪv ɪ ti[/t]] n. the quality or state of being expansive • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • expansivity — See coefficent of expansion …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • expansivity — noun 1. a quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand the expansiveness of their extravagant life style was soon curtailed • Syn: ↑expansiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑expansive, ↑expansive (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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