plasticity

the ability of a substance to be deformed without rupturing.

Plasticity

Tendency of a material to remain deformed, after reduction of the deforming stress, to a value equal to or less than its Yield Strength.
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Plasticity

The inverse of elasticity. A material that tends to stay in the shape or size to which it is deformed has high plasticity. See also: Elasticity, Plastic Deformation.
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plasticity

In art appreciation, quality of a flat, two-dimensional figure that gives it the strong impression of being solid. In sculpture it refers either to the malleability of a material (the extent to...
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plasticity

The property that enables a material to undergo permanent deformation without rupture.
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Plasticity

can occur at the level of synapses (see Long-term depression and Potentiation) as well as within neural systems (e.g. visual cortex). It refers to the ability to change the efficacy of synaptic transmission and neuronal connections in the face of altered afferent activity
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Plasticity

Plas·tic'i·ty noun [ Confer French plasticité .] 1. The quality or state of being plastic. 2. (Physiol.) Plastic force. Dunglison.
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plasticity

1. The quality or state of being plastic. ... 2. <physiology> Plastic force. ... Origin: Cf. F. Plasticite. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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plasticity

(plas-tis´ĭ-te) the quality of being plastic, or capable of being molded.
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Plasticity

• (n.) The quality or state of being plastic. • (n.) Plastic force.
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plasticity

ability of certain solids to flow or to change shape permanently when subjected to stresses of intermediate magnitude between those producing ... [5 related articles]
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Plasticity

Property of freshly mixed concrete, cement paste or mortar which determines its ease of molding or resistance to deformation.
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Plasticity

That property of fresh concrete or mortar which determines its resistance to deformation or its ease of molding.
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Plasticity

The ability of a material to withstand continuous and permanent deformation by stresses exceeding the yield value of the material without rupture.
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plasticity

Type: Term Pronunciation: plas-tis′i-tē Definitions: 1. The capability of being formed or molded; the quality of being plastic.
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plasticity

In art appreciation, quality of a flat, two-dimensional figure that gives it the strong impression of being solid. In sculpture it refers either to the malleability of a material (the extent to which it can be modelled or moulded) or to its three-dimensional quality
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