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viscoplasticity

Definitions

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  • n. The condition of being viscoplastic; the study of viscoplastic materials
  • n. The extent to which something is viscoplastic

Etymologies

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visco- +‎ plasticity

Examples

  • So an arbitrary measure of viscosity or viscoplasticity is not a good way to distinguish solids from liquids.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • The resistance to flow under plastic deformation is called its viscoplasticity.

    Archive 2005-09-01

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