Lüders' line


Lü·​ders' line
variants or less commonly Lueders' line
: a line or any of a definite system of line markings appearing on the smooth surface of tough material (as metal) strained beyond its elastic limit and caused by flow of the material

Word History


after W. Lüders, flourished 1859 German scientist, its discoverer

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“Lüders' line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/L%C3%BCders%27%20line. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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