expansivity

noun
ex·​pan·​siv·​i·​ty | \ ˌek-ˌspan-ˈsi-və-tē How to pronounce expansivity (audio) , ik- \

Definition of expansivity

: the quality or state of being expansive especially : the capacity to expand

First Known Use of expansivity

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Expansivity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expansivity. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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