Breaking strength

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Description

The maximum amount of force that a material can withstand before breaking. The breaking strength is usually measured in . A high breaking strength indicates that a material is highly resistant to rupture. For textiles, breaking strength is referred to as burthing strength or tear resistance.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Bruchgrenze (Deut.); limite de rupture (Fr.);