Compressibility



[kuh m-pres-uh-bil-i-tee] /kəmˌprɛs əˈbɪl ɪ ti/

noun, plural compressibilities for 2.
1.
the quality or state of being .
2.
Physics. the reciprocal of the bulk modulus, equal to the ratio of the fractional change in volume to the stress applied to a body.
/kəmˌprɛsɪˈbɪlɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the ability to be compressed
2.
(physics) the reciprocal of the bulk modulus; the ratio of volume strain to stress at constant temperature k

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