bulk modulus

noun

Definition of bulk modulus

: the ratio of the intensity of stress to the volume strain produced by stress used of an elastic medium subjected to volume compression

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“Bulk modulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bulk%20modulus. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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