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Related to stiffness: Joint stiffness
The ratio of a steady force acting on a deformable elastic medium to the resulting displacement.
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What does it mean when you dream about stiffness?
Stiffness may represent some aspect of the dreamer’s personality or disposition, or that of someone else in the dreamer’s life.
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The ratio of the force applied to a structure (or a structural element) to the corresponding displacement.
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The ratio of stress to strain. Also known as rigidity.
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