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strength

[streŋkth]
(acoustics)
The maximum instantaneous rate of volume displacement produced by a sound source when emitting a wave with sinusoidal time variation.
(mechanics)
The stress at which material ruptures or fails.

strength

Of a material, the capability of the material to resist physical forces imposed on it.

Strength

See also Brawniness.
Strife (See DISCORD.)
Stubbornness (See OBSTINACY.)
acorn
heraldic symbol of strength. [Heraldry: Jobes, 27]
Atlas
Titan condemned to bear heavens on shoulders. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 38]
Atlas, Charles
(1892–1972) 20th-century strongman; went from “98-pound weakling” to “world’s strongest man.” [Am. Sports: Amory, 38–39]
Babe
Paul Bunyan’s blue ox; straightens roads by pulling them. [Am. Lit.: Fisher, 270]
Bionic Man
superman of the technological age. [TV: “The Six Million Dollar Man” in Terrace, II: 294–295]
buffalo
heraldic symbol of power. [Heraldry: Halberts, 21]
Bunyan, Paul
legendary woodsman of prodigious strength. [Am. Folklore: Paul Bunyan]
Cyclopes
one-eyed giants; builders of fortifications. [Gk. Myth.: Avery, 346]
Hercules
his twelve labors revealed his godlike powers. [Rom. Myth.: Howe, 122]
Katinka, the Powerful
a female Man Mountain Dean. [Am. Comics: “Toonerville Folks” in Horn, 668]
Little John
oak of a man in Robin Hood’s band. [Br. Lit.: Robin Hood]
meginjardir
Thor’s belt; doubled his power. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1076]
Milo of Croton
renowned athlete. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 209]
Polydamas
huge athlete who killed a fierce lion with his bare hands, stopped a rushing chariot, lifted a mad bull, and died attempting to stop a falling rock. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 801]
Samson
possessed extraordinary might which derived from hair. [O.T.: Judges 16:17]
Superman
caped superhero and modern-day Hercules. [Comics: Horn, 642–643]
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Most often strenght indicators of thermal insulation materials are asociated with density of the material [7].
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properties, unaged/aged 100% modulus, MPa 2.1/4.5 1.8/3.3 3.3/3.8 Tensile set, % 14.6/10.4 14/7.9 12.6/14.6 Elongation, % 630/330 710/390 260/280 150[degrees]C properties 6.3/18.8 6.3/18.8 -/- unaged/aged 100% modulus, MPa 1.0/2.8 0.5/1.7 - Tensile strenght, MPa 3.2/6.0 3.8/3.1 - Elongation, % 340/260 570/250 - Tension set, % 31/broke 69/63 -
Marina gritted her teeth, closed her eyes, and pushed against the dolphin's side with all her strenght. Just before the wave rolled out again, she felt the dolphin's body shift - first a few inches, then one foot, then two feet.
A balanced fitness program at CLUBSPORT required a decrease in cardio, an increase in stretch and strenght and nutritional awareness and emphasis on a healthy mind.
Wondit of pe wightist, warpid hom vnder; (1294-7) (11) To withstond vs with strenght & stroy of our pupyll,
Next, marke the crowns in each log (the natural curvature that runs along one side of the log) so that you can place them facing upwards; this allows for maximum bridge strenght. Cut the butt ends of the outside span logs to fit the bunker logs.
The high point turned out to be a fragment revealing the whiplike strenght of her spine in a seated dance study.
One contributor suggested that since parliamentary parties are merely an expression of the strenght of mass movements, it is the latter, not the NDP, which should be the focus of our attention.