from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the quotient of a stress (of a given kind), by the strain (of a given kind) which it produces; -- called also coefficient of resistance.
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- n. (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body
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