incompressibility

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ compressibility

Noun[edit]

incompressibility (countable and uncountable, plural incompressibilities)

  1. The quality of being incompressible, of not compressing under pressure
    Water has a high degree of incompressibility.
  2. (physics) The bulk modulus or modulus of incompressibility, measured in either electron volts or dynes per square centimeter.