elastic modulus

noun

Definition of elastic modulus

: the ratio of the stress in a body to the corresponding strain

First Known Use of elastic modulus

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Elastic modulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elastic%20modulus. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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