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temperature coefficient Line breaks: tem¦pera|ture co|ef¦fi¦cient

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Definition of temperature coefficient in English:

noun

Physics
A coefficient expressing the relation between a change in a physical property and the change in temperature that causes it.
Example sentences
  • In turn, the temperature coefficient of an amide proton chemical shift is expected to depend upon hydrogen bonding to solvent.
  • The compensator has a positive temperature coefficient of frequency, while the stack has a negative temperature coefficient of frequency.
  • For each sensor, the sensitivity, the temperature coefficient of sensitivity, the zero current, the 12-hour stability, and the reaction time are determined individually during production.

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