Elastic limit

Elastic limit,

Definition of Elastic limit:

  1. Maximum pressure (stress) that a piece of material can withstand without being permanently deformed.

  2. The maximum extent to which a solid may be stretched without permanent alteration of size or shape.

How to use Elastic limit in a sentence?

  1. A guitar string, when stretched within its elastic limits, obeys the wave equation.
  2. Because of the safety concerns of air travel and the high stress airplanes receive, the elastic limit of airplane materials must be high.
  3. He found that the elastic limit of the Silly Putty was greater than he could have imagined and he began to plan a new line with different colors and added scents.
  4. When making the perfect slingshot it is always a great idea to know and understand the elastic limit of a lot of different types of materials, so that you know exactly which one will do the job.

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