nondestructive

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adjective non·de·struc·tive \ˌnän-di-ˈstrək-tiv\

Definition of nondestructive

  1. :  not destructive; specifically :  not causing destruction of material being investigated or treated nondestructive testing of metal

nondestructively

adverb

nondestructiveness

noun

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First Known Use of nondestructive

1863


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