Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

modulus of rigidity

See more synonyms for modulus of rigidity on Thesaurus.com
noun Physics.
  1. shear modulus.
Show More

Origin of modulus of rigidity

First recorded in 1875–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012