- the strain of an elastic body expressed as a function of the force producing the strain.
- a coefficient expressing the responsiveness of a mechanical system to a periodic force.
Related formso·ver·com·pli·ance, nounpre·com·pli·ance, noun
Examples from the Web for compliance
Wright approved one of the wells after the operator agreed to bring it into compliance, according to the letter.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In compliance with the flight plan, the 777 was at 33,000 feet.
To say that a consignment is “in compliance” with packing regulations is a mere fig leaf.Passenger Flights Must Stop Carrying Lithium-Ion Batteries as Cargo|Clive Irving|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, compliance officials from the Department of Labor failed to appear.Conservative Activist James O’Keefe Claims Cuomo Is Trying to Run Him Out of NY|David Freedlander|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2006, a compliance officer at Mizuho Bank was arrested for selling the data of 1200 bank customers to a yakuza front company.
On 20th January, 1633, Galileo started on his weary journey to Rome, in compliance with this peremptory summons.Great Astronomers|R. S. Ball
If he could do so, it was possible that he might win or drive his fair passenger into compliance with his proposition.Desk and Debit|Oliver Optic
In compliance with his promise to Pope Innocent, he remained in Rome only a single day.A History of Germany|Bayard Taylor
This was allowed by the crown; with the understanding that he was still to insist on a compliance with his instructions.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)|John Marshall
They really mean it this time, and they've given me a strictly limited period for compliance.