Share this entry

Share this page

thermal diffusivity

Line breaks: ther|mal dif|fu¦siv|ity

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of thermal diffusivity in English:

noun

The thermal conductivity of a substance divided by the product of its density and its specific heat capacity.

Definition of thermal diffusivity in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…