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Contraction (Thermodynamics) (Stpd)

Definition
Compression, or the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together. (Source: wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn)
Broader Term
Phase transitions (Stp)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Boiling (Stpb)
Condensation (Stpc)
Evaporation (Stpe)
Freezing (Stpf)
Liquefaction (Stpk)
Melting (Stpm)
Solidification (Stps)
Vapor phases (Stpu)
Volatilization (Stpv)