tensile strength


tensile strength

noun

  1. the resistance of a material to longitudinal stress, measured by the minimum amount of longitudinal stress required to rupture the material.

noun

  1. a measure of the ability of a material to withstand a longitudinal stress, expressed as the greatest stress that the material can stand without breaking

  1. A measure of the ability of material to resist a force that tends to pull it apart. It is expressed as the minimum tensile stress (force per unit area) needed to split the material apart.

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