temperature coefficient


: a numerical value indicating the relation between a change in temperature and a simultaneous change in some other property (as solubility)
specifically : the factor α in the equation Rt = Ro(1+αt) in which Rt equals the resistance of a conductor at centigrade and Ro equals its resistance at 0° centigrade

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“Temperature coefficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/temperature%20coefficient. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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