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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The savage man, and the savage beast, hunger, thirst, fatigue, and disease -- every impediment which Nature could place in the way, had all been overcome with Anglo-Saxon tenacity. Yet the long journey and the accumulated terrors had shaken the hearts of the stoutest among them.
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.
At the event, Mr Edwards will discuss the importance of tenacity for the industry, which is coming out of one of the worst economic downturns in its history.
ITV has commissioned the sixpart television series Tenacity, which will be filmed in Cardiff, and produced by Bad Wolf in partnership with Entertainment One.
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