specific gravity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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specific gravitynoun [U]

uk   us   specialized
the ​mass of a ​particularvolume of a ​substance when ​compared with the ​mass of an ​equalvolume of ​water at 4°C. A more ​modernname for this is relative density .
(Definition of specific gravity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “specific gravity”
in Chinese (Simplified) 比重,相对密度(现更常用 relative density)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 比重,相對密度(現更常用 relative density)…
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