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modulus of rigidity

noun Physics.
  1. shear modulus.
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Origin of modulus of rigidity

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for modulus of rigidity

modulus of rigidity

noun
  1. a modulus of elasticity equal to the ratio of the tangential force per unit area to the resulting angular deformationSymbol: G
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