crushing test

crushing test

[′krəsh·iŋ ‚test]
(engineering)
A test of the suitability of stone that might be mined for roads or building use.
(metallurgy)
A test to determine quality of tubing, especially welded tubing, by applying compression parallel to the axis.
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During the crushing test, two piezoelectric sensors with a bandwidth between 10 kHz and 1 MHz record the acoustic emission signals.
ENGLAND return to Adelaide, scene of December's crushing Test match victory over Australia, tomorrow morning but their tour down under is in grave danger of ending with a whimper.
ACTION AND REACTION: PAGES 26-27 England suffer crushing Test defeat Page 29
Harmison's career has not followed a straight road since his seven for 12 at Sabina Park set England on the way to a crushing Test series victory and him towards the summit of international bowlers.
Harmison's career has not followed a straight road since his 7-12 at Sabina Park set England on the way to a crushing Test series victory and him towards the summit of international bowlers.
A crushing test in which a 500-lbf (2,224N) force is applied to the plug body, then removed.
But for England it's a disaster, robbing them of one of the better excuses for the crushing Test defeats to come in Sydney and Melbourne.
Lara, hot from leading the West Indies to a crushing Test and one-day double over England, took over at Warwickshire earlier this week.
At least in the insurance industry, state regulators imposed a crushing test on the linguistic resourcefulness of sales promotion writers and other marketing scribes.
ZIMBABWE captain Heath Streak has praised his team's resilience following their crushing Test series defeat against England this summer, writes Gareth Griffiths.
Zimbabwe have every incentive to wipe from the memory their two crushing Test defeats and could confirm that when it comes to 50-over cricket they are a different proposition.