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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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A knowledge of edge strength is especially important since tool edges that appear to be good may have been damaged during brazing or grinding, Stewart said, resulting in disintegration of the edge on contact with the wood workpiece.
By using an edge strength filter, an edge direction map can be built using Eq.
Superior edge strength from a variable width land and a widening chip gullet are two prime features of the insert.
CVD-coated grades include TP-C25, a patented plasma-CVD coated grade combining good toughness with outstanding wear resistance; TP-C35, a patented plasma-CVD coated grade ideal for milling any steel, including stainless steels, at low to medium cutting speeds; TN-450, an extremely tough, thermal shock-resistant grade for wet milling steel and nodular cast iron; HK-15M, a wear-resistant grade displaying excellent compressive edge strength for milling all cast irons at high speeds.
Ever since then cutting tool manufacturers have been trying to shift the balance toward a higher positive rake cutting edge, which requires less force to shear metal while maintaining adequate edge strength for long, dependable tool life.
It has good wear resistance and cutting edge strength.