breaking radius

breaking radius

[′brāk·iŋ ‚rād·ē·əs]
(materials)
The limiting radius of curvature to which wood or plywood can be bent without breaking.

breaking radius

The minimum radius of curvature that a piece of wood (or plywood) can be bent without breaking.
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We conclude that the collapsing sphere of ideal incompressible liquid transforms into a de Sitter vacuum bubble by the special case of collapse, when the radius of the sphere a equals the breaking radius [r.
c] coincides with the radius of the sphere and the breaking radius.
It was shown that the Sun would break the surrounding space, with the breaking radius [r.