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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

strength

Of a material, the capability of the material to resist physical forces imposed on it.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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.
Ultimate edge strength values for the three southern pine softwoods, for example, did not differ greatly among the three board types in either the 3-inch-wide or 4-inch-wide specimens.
Edge strength makes it ideal for interrupted cuts and unfavorable cutting conditions.
* Otherwise, that is, if [T.sub.1] < [[sigma].sup.2] < [T.sub.2] or ([[sigma].sup.2] > [T.sub.2] and [[sigma].sup.2] [less than or equal to] [[sigma].sup.2.sub.1] + [[sigma].sup.2.sub.2]), a medium edge is inferred within a local window and the local window is considered as an area with medium edge strength, which is considered as a textured area.
Haid says "we are in the fortunate position of having Turbo inserts with cutting radii of between 0.2mm and 6.3mm as a standard in conjunction with different carbide grades and geometries." Simple codes tell the user the relative edge strength on the insert.
This provides cutting edge strength for roughing and severe interrupted cuts.
The WM design has excellent edge strength and is for situations where high productivity is paramount.