contractibility

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

contractibility (countable and uncountable, plural contractibilities)

  1. The quality or degree of being contractible.
    the contractibility and dilatability of air
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for contractibility in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)