Tenacity

The property of a deposit or residue to resist removal by weathering or other physical action.
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Tenacity

Tenacity is the customary measure of strength of a fiber or yarn. In the U.S. it is usually defined as the ultimate (breaking) force of the fiber (in gram-force units) divided by the denier. Because denier is a measure of the linear density, the tenacity works out to be not a measure of force per unit area, but rather a quasi-dimensionless measure...
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tenacity

The reaction of a mineral to certain stress.
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Tenacity

• (n.) That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc. • (n.) That quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness; viscosity. • (n.) The greatest longitudinal stress a subst...
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tenacity

(from the article `mineral`) Several mineral properties that depend on the cohesive force between atoms (and ions) in mineral structures are grouped under tenacity. A mineral`s ...
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tenacity

1. The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose. ... 2. That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc. ... 3. That quality of bodies which ...
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Tenacity

(gpd) The term generally used in yarn manufacture and textile engineering to denote the strength of a yarn or of a filament for its given size. Numerically it is the grams of breaking force per denier unit of yarn or filament size; grams per denier, gpd. The yarn is usually pulled at the rate of 12 in./min. Tenacity equals breaking strength ...
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tenacity

[Noun] When someone does not give up easily.
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Tenacity

Te·nac'i·ty noun [ Latin tenacitas : confer French ténacité . See Tenacious .] 1. The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity , or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity , or persistency, of purpose. 2. That quality of bodies which keeps t...
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tenacity

firmness persistency adhesiveness tending to hang on 
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tenacity

persistent determination
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tenacity

persistent determination
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Tenacity

Related to fracture. It refers to the way that minerals react to shock, crushing, cutting and bending. Can be described as Sectile, Malleable, Flexible, Elastic and Brittle.
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tenacity

tenacious, tenacity Holding firmly; that which holds together strongly; cohesive; tough.
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tenacity

tenacity 1. Holding firmly, persistent. 2. The quality of retaining what is held, physically or mentally; firmness of hold or attachment; firmness of purpose, persistence, obstinacy.
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Tenacity

Tenacity refers to the ability of a substance to resist being separated.
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Tenacity

The resistance of a mineral to breaking, crushing, or bending.
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Tenacity

The tensile stress expressed as force per unit Linear Density of an unstrained specimen.
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tenacity

this relates to the cohesiveness of both minerals and rocks.
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tenacity

Type: Term Pronunciation: tĕ-nas′i-tē Definitions: 1. the character or property of holding fast.
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