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Definition of "expansibility" [ex•pan•si•bil•i•ty]

  • The condition of being expansible (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • "It was thus basic to examine with the greatest precision the expansibility of all metals and alloys under the action of heat."
  • "The long and difficult experiments performed by Guillaume year after year on numerous alloys and above all on nickel steel to determine their expansibility, elasticity, hardness, changeability with age, and stability ultimately led him to the important discovery of the nickel steel alloy known as invar, the temperature coefficient of which is practically zero."
  • "The expansibility of the state by the dimension of its authority so clearly implied in the curious flexibility of the rigorous Hobbes, was precisely stated by his follower, Samuel Pufendorf, in his correlative concepts of the ruler's “imperfect rights” and the subject's “im - perfect obligations” (Pufendorf, II, 289)."