bursting strength

noun

Definition of bursting strength

: the capacity of a material (such as a paper or textile) or object (such as a metal pipe) to maintain in continuity when subjected to pressure broadly : the pressure often expressed in pounds per square inch required to rupture such a material or object under rigidly controlled conditions

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“Bursting strength.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bursting%20strength. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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