Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to auxesis; amplifying; increasing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or containing, auxesis; amplifying.

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  • adjective chemistry Containing the property of counter-intuitively expanding when being stretched.

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  • adjective of or relating to growth by auxesis

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek αὐξητικός (auxeticos, "growing, promoting growth, productive")

Examples

  • Already noted for its pioneering auxetic bandages, which remarkably grow thicker when you stretch them, the local university has now invented a cloth which produces its own power.

    Fancy that - a computer bag which keeps the machine powered up

  • Already noted for its pioneering auxetic bandages, which remarkably grow thicker when you stretch them, the local university has now invented a cloth which produces its own power.

    Fancy that - a computer bag which keeps the machine powered up

  • Patents have already been granted to the team led by Professor Elias Siores at Bolton University, where auxetic materials were pioneered by another group led by Dr Kim Alderson.

    Fancy that - a computer bag which keeps the machine powered up

  • Patents have already been granted to the team led by Professor Elias Siores at Bolton University, where auxetic materials were pioneered by another group led by Dr Kim Alderson.

    Fancy that - a computer bag which keeps the machine powered up

  • This video .mov format from Bolton University, UK, shows an auxetic foam in action.

    January 12th, 2007

  • We would like to hear from individuals working in areas related or complementary to existing materials research at Exeter - such as nanoscale materials, structured meta-materials, photonic materials, auxetic materials, magnetic materials, additive layer manufacturing or graphene science.

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  • We would like to hear from individuals working in areas related or complementary to existing materials research at Exeter - such as nanoscale materials, structured meta-materials, photonic materials, auxetic materials, magnetic materials, additive layer manufacturing or graphene science.

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  • From the standpoint of applications Isotropic auxetic materials are more attractive, since negative Poisson's ratio is achieved for loadings applied along any direction.

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  • We would like to hear from individuals working in areas related or complementary to existing materials research at Exeter - such as nanoscale materials, structured meta-materials, photonic materials, auxetic materials, magnetic materials, additive layer manufacturing or graphene science.

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  • We would like to hear from individuals working in areas related or complementary to existing materials research at Exeter - such as nanoscale materials, structured meta-materials, photonic materials, auxetic materials, magnetic materials, additive layer manufacturing or graphene science.

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