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The inability of a structure, object, or material to maintain its original or expected properties. Failure may occur by numerous pathways such as collapse, rupture, adhesion loss, color loss, and delamination.
 
The inability of a structure, object, or material to maintain its original or expected properties. Failure may occur by numerous pathways such as collapse, rupture, adhesion loss, color loss, and delamination.
  
== Authority ==
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== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
  
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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Description

The inability of a structure, object, or material to maintain its original or expected properties. Failure may occur by numerous pathways such as collapse, rupture, adhesion loss, color loss, and delamination.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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