nondestructive testing

noun

any of several methods of detecting flaws in metals without causing damage. The most common techniques involve the use of X-rays, gamma rays, and ultrasonic vibrationsAbbreviation: NDT

Nearby words

  1. nondenominational,
  2. nondense,
  3. nondepolarizing block,
  4. nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent,
  5. nondescript,
  6. nondirectional,
  7. nondirective,
  8. nondirective therapy,
  9. nondisclosure agreement,
  10. nondisjunction

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