breaking strength

noun
variants: or breaking stress

Definition of breaking strength

: the greatest stress especially in tension that a material is capable of withstanding without rupture

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“Breaking strength.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breaking%20strength. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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