Complete Definition of "expansion"

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Pronunciation
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Noun
expansion

  1. The act or process of expanding.

#: The expansion of metals and plastics in response to heat is well understood.

  1. The fractional change in unit length per unit length per unit temperature change.
  2. A new addition.

#: My new office is in the expansion behind the main building.

  1. A product to be used with a previous product.

#: "This expansion requires the original game-board."

Translations
;act of expanding
Finnish: laajentuminen, laajennus
Italian: espansione f
Russian: ÑаÑÑиÑение (rasÅ¡ir'énije), ÑкÑпанÑÐ¸Ñ (ekspánsija) f
about territory or influence
Swedish: utvidgning c

;new addition
Finnish: laajennus, lisäosa
Russian: пÑиÑÑÑойка (pristrójka) f of a building
Swedish: utbyggnad c(about buildings), tillbyggnad c (about buildings), #Swedish|expansion c (about businesses)

;product to be used with previous product to improve the performance og the original produv
Finnish: laajennus
Swedish: tillägg n

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ttbc|Norwegian: ekspansjon, utvidelse

Antonyms
act of expanding
contraction

Related terms
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expand
expanse
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expansionism
expansion joint
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expansion team
expansive

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