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modulus of compression
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EspaĆ±ol
1. n. [Geophysics]
Another term for
bulk modulus
, the ratio of
stress
to
strain
, abbreviated as
k
. The bulk modulus is an
elastic
constant equal to the applied stress divided by the ratio of the change in volume to the original volume of a body.
See:
elastic constants
,
Lamé constant