compressive strength


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compressive strength

[kəm′pres·iv ′streŋkth]
(mechanics)
The maximum compressive stress a material can withstand without failure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

compressive strength

The maximum compressive stress which a material is capable of sustaining.
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