yield point

noun

the stress at which an elastic material under increasing stress ceases to behave elastically; under conditions of tensile strength the elongation is no longer proportional to the increase in stressAlso called: yield stress, yield strength

Nearby words

  1. yiddisher,
  2. yiddishism,
  3. yiddishkeit,
  4. yield,
  5. yield management,
  6. yield strength,
  7. yield stress,
  8. yield to maturity,
  9. yieldability,
  10. yieldable

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