dimensional stability


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di·men·sion·al sta·bil·i·ty

the property of a material to retain its size and form.

dimensional stability

[dimen′shənəl]
the resistance of radiographic film to image distortion from warping or changing size or shape during processing.

di·men·sion·al sta·bil·ity

(di-menshŭn-ăl stă-bili-tē)
Property of a material to retain its size and form.

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