tenacity


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tenacity

[tə′nas·əd·ē]
(textiles)
In yarn manufacture and textile engineering, the tensile strength of a yarn or a filament for its given size.
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There are certain animals to which tenacity of position is a law of life,--they can never flourish again, after a single wrench: and there are certain human beings to whom predominance is a law of life,--they can only sustain humiliation so long as they can refuse to believe in it, and, in their own conception, predominate still.
And it might have been the tenacity, the unintelligent tenacity, of the man who had persisted in throwing millions of other people's thrift into the Lone Valley Railway, the Labrador Docks, the Spotted Leopard Copper Mine, and other grotesque speculations exposed during the famous de Barral trial, amongst murmurs of astonishment mingled with bursts of laughter.
They were firm, not because of their basis, but because she held them with a tenacity inseparable from her mental action.
Over 110 submissions were judged on factors including dollar amount and tenacity.
The organization applauded Karbus' tenacity in trying to involve girls in the program and noted that today, 45 percent of the AYSO is female.
6 high tenacity yarns for high performance tire cord and cap ply, and Supersol high performance lubricants for wet steel cord drawing.
Through tenacity and faith, Sarah Breedlove Walker had come into her own, bringing thousands of colored women with her and showing countless others the way.
Tenacity in Worcester held its second annual fundraiser at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester.
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Master David, ridden by Alex Solis, won with eye-catching tenacity after briefly dropping the lead to runner-up Borrego on the turn for home in the $81,400 Sham, an early West Coast steppingstone to the Kentucky Derby.