strength

  1. the property of being physically or mentally strong
  2. capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
  3. physical energy or intensity
  4. an asset of special worth or utility
  5. the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty
  6. the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or......

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    (from the article `chemical compound`) Periodic trends of the oxides have been thoroughly studied. As shown in Table 8, in any given period the bonding in oxides progresses from ionic to ...
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    strength

    (from the article `human development`) The marked increase in muscle size in boys at adolescence leads to an increase in strength. Before adolescence, boys and girls are similar in ...
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    strength

    [n] - the condition of financial success 2. [n] - the property of being physically or mentally strong
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    Strength

    • (n.) That quality which tends to secure results; effective power in an institution or enactment; security; validity; legal or moral force; logical conclusiveness; as, the strength of social or legal obligations; the strength of law; the strength of public opinion; strength of evidence; strength of argument. • (n.) Power to resist force;...
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    strength

    noun the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation); `he adjusted the intensity of the sound`; `they measured the station`s signal strength`
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    strength

    noun the property of being physically or mentally strong; `fatigue sapped his strength`
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    Strength

    [explosive] In explosive materials, strength is the parameter determining the ability of the explosive to move the surrounding material. It is related to the total gas yield of the reaction, and the amount of heat produced. Cf. brisance. The strength, or potential, of an explosive is the total work that can be performed by the gas resulting...
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    Strength

    [Tarot card] Strength is a Major Arcana Tarot card, and is numbered either XI or VIII, depending on the deck. Historically it was called Fortitude, and in the Thoth Tarot deck it is called Lust. This card is used in game playing as well as in divination. == Description and usage as in divination == A. E. Waite was a key figure in the develo...
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    Strength

    Strength noun [ Middle English strengthe , Anglo-Saxon strengðu , from strang strong. See Strong .] 1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; ...
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    Strength

    Strength transitive verb To strengthen. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.
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    strength

    1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; as, strength of body or of the arm; strength of mind, of memory, or of judgment. 'All his [Samson's] strength in his hairs were.' (Chaucer) 'Thou must outlive Thy youth, thy strength, ...
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    Strength

    A generic term for the ability of a material to resist strain or rupture induced by external forces. See also Compressive Strength, Fatigue Strength, Flexural Strength, Shear Strength, Splitting Tensile Strength, Tensile Strength, Ultimate Strength, and Yield Strength.
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    Strength

    Amount of force a muscle or muscle group can exert against resistance.
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    Strength

    For a classifier system, a classifier's relative ability to win a bidding match for the right to post its message on the message list.
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    Strength

    Resistance to failure by yielding or buckling.
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    strength

    The ability of a member to sustain stress without failure
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    Strength

    The ability of a muscle to produce maximum amount of force.
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    Strength

    The ability of a muscle to produce maximum force.
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    strength

    The ability to withstand a stress without permanent deformation.
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    strength

    the ability to withstand load without structural failure. The strength of a material can be expressed as ultimate tensile strength, as bending strength or as torsional strength. The local criterion for failure of bone, or of implants, is measured in units of force per unit area: stress, or (equivalent) deformation per unit length (strain), or elong...
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    Strength

    The ability to withstand load without structural failure. The strength of a material can be expressed as ultimate tensile strength, as bending strength or as torsional strength. The local criterion for failure of bone, or of implants, is measured in units of force per unit area: stress, or (equivalent) deformation per unit length (strain), or elong...
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    Strength

    The force that a muscle can exert in one maximal effort.
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    Strength

    The USS Strength was an American Admirable Class minesweeper of 625 tons displacement launched in 1944. The USS Strength was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 14.5 knots and carried a complement of 104. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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    Strength

    This relates to the maximum force which can be applied to a material without it breaking.In a material, strength refers to a level of stress at which there is a significant change in the state of the material, e.g., yielding or rupture.In a structure, strength refers to a level of level of loading which produces a significant change in the state of...
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