noun, Physics. 1. .
noun 1. . noun, Aerodynamics. 1. the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and surface area of the body.
noun, Physics. 1. the fractional change in length, area, or volume per unit change in temperature of a solid, liquid, or gas at a given constant pressure. noun 1. the amount of expansion (or contraction) per unit length of a material resulting from one degree change in temperature Also called expansivity
noun, Naval Architecture. 1. . noun, Naval Architecture. 1. the ratio of the immersed volume of a vessel to the product of its immersed draft, length, and beam.