coefficient of performance

noun Thermodynamics.

a constant that denotes the efficiency of a refrigerator, expressed as the amount of heat removed from a substance being refrigerated divided by the amount of work necessary to remove the heat. Abbreviation: COP

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  1. coefficient,
  2. coefficient of correlation,
  3. coefficient of elasticity,
  4. coefficient of expansion,
  5. coefficient of friction,
  6. coefficient of restitution,
  7. coefficient of variation,
  8. coefficient of viscosity,
  9. coefficiently,
  10. coel- Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019