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secondary stress

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′stres]
(mechanics)
A self-limiting normal or shear stress which is caused by the constraint of a structure and which is expected to cause minor distortions that would not result in a failure of the structure.
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85 result passed secondary stress Pl+Pb+Q(MPa) Evaluation condition Pl+ Pb+Q [less than or equal to] 3KSm=578 Position cover 260.
Although the trauma team members reported no training in managing secondary stress, they felt able to deal with it.
Although the relation between word quantity and secondary stress has not been discussed very extensively in the previous prosodic descriptions of Livonian, the main aspects are presented in Viitso 1981; 2007; 2008, and Lehiste, Teras, Ernstreits, Lippus, Pajusalu, Tuisk, Viitso 2008.
Yet when we leave aside the syllables of the second duration, the prosodic status of which is somewhat ambivalent, especially if they carry secondary stress, we can see that the distribution of the third duration in verse is from the standpoint of trochaic structure considerably more distinct than in random trochees sampled from prose (Figures 14 and 15).
Analysis of secondary stress response can be performed using simple and inexpensive methods for the determination of glucose, lactate and ion levels, along with hematological studies (WEDEMEYER, 1996).
A very important part of measured data was related to determining secondary stress changes with time in different locations at the deepest levels in the mine.
Testing was undertaken on day 1 for base line primary and secondary stress related endpoints when the participants were not tired.
He also talks about the problematic issue of secondary stress.
All other stresses are considered equally unstressed with no secondary stress.
And Cyndi Brannen, Research Associate at Dalhousie University, examined biological and psychological effects of caregiving and secondary stress for women in the military and for military families.
The footing of the syllables to the left of the three-syllable word-final window thus plays no role in primary stress assignment, as is explicitly stated in van der Hulst and Kooij (1992), who claimed that primary stress assignment and secondary stress assignment are separate algorithms ("main stress first approach").
As a result, the time difference of delivery over the total phrase between the one way, which marks only primary stress with gesture, and the other, which marks both primary and secondary stress, is small.