# Definitions and Synonyms of *coefficient of elasticity* | Another word for *coefficient of elasticity* | What is *coefficient of elasticity? *

*Definition 1: (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for coefficient of elasticity in the sense of this definition*

*(**coefficient of elasticity* is a kind of ...) (physics) a coefficient that expresses how much of a specified property is possessed by a specified substance

*coefficient of elasticity*is a kind of ...) (physics) a coefficient that expresses how much of a specified property is possessed by a specified substance

*(... is a kind of **coefficient of elasticity* ) the ratio of the change in pressure acting on a volume to the fractional change in volume

*coefficient of elasticity*) the ratio of the change in pressure acting on a volume to the fractional change in volume

*(... is a kind of **coefficient of elasticity* ) the coefficient of elasticity for a shearing force

*coefficient of elasticity*) the coefficient of elasticity for a shearing force

*(... is a kind of **coefficient of elasticity* ) a coefficient of elasticity applicable to the stretching of a wire

*coefficient of elasticity*) a coefficient of elasticity applicable to the stretching of a wire

*(coefficient of elasticity* belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

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