slipband

noun

Definition of slipband

: one of the parallel lines on the crystal grains of a material stressed beyond its elastic limit that are visible only under a microscope and are produced by slippages inside the grains

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slip entry 2 + band

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“Slipband.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slipband. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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