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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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The systematic correspondence between resolution and etymological length under secondary stress, commonly referred to as Kaluza's law, confirms beyond reasonable doubt that Sievers's theory is not the outdated paradigm that Cornelius claims it to be.
primary stress and secondary stress of two [P.sub.l]+[P.sub.b]+Q and two times: considering the influence of thermal stress, the workbench thin film thermal coupling stress and bending stress as a stress and stress of two and [P.sub.l]+[P.sub.b]+Q, in Figure 6a), b), c) in two points crossed the curve shown, its maximum value is 260.23 MPa, 557.93 MPa and 581.46 MPa respectively.
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).
Although employers clearly have a legal and moral responsibility to manage the structural sources of stress, several meta-analyses indicate that secondary stress management strategies such as cognitive-behavioural techniques and relaxation can be useful in reducing the arousal associated with the fight and flight response and enhancing wellbeing.
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. Thus the following examples are divided and stressed as follows:
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.