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tensile strength

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The resistance of a material to a force tending to tear it apart, measured as the maximum tension the material can withstand without tearing.

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  • noun The resistance of a material to longitudinal stress (tension); a measure of the force required to pull it apart

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the strength of material expressed as the greatest longitudinal stress it can bear without tearing apart

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