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The compressive fabric, a soft, breathable blend of 87 percent polyester and 13 percent elastane, holds its shape and resists pilling even after multiple washes.
The compressive stress parallel to the fibres causes them to buckle or bend as in an endwise compressive test.The Mechanical Properties of Wood|Samuel J. Record
Even a four-kilometre deposit might reduce the effective resistance of the crust to compressive forces, by 10 per cent.
The downward deflection of the crust is of course an outcome of the same compressive stresses which elevate the mountain.
It has long been inferred that compressive stress in the crust must be a primary condition of these movements.
The compressive resistance of the longitudinal rods stressed to their elastic limit.Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design|Edward Godfrey