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thermal diffusivity Line breaks: ther|mal dif|fu¦siv|ity

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Definition of thermal diffusivity in English:


The thermal conductivity of a substance divided by the product of its density and its specific heat capacity.
Example sentences
  • The materials must resist evaporation, erosion, and oxidation, and should exhibit low thermal diffusivity to limit heat transfer to support structures.
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