: the capacity of a material (as a paper or textile) or object (as a metal pipe) to maintain in continuity when subjected to pressure; broadly : the pressure often expressed in pounds per square inch required to rupture such a material or object under rigidly controlled conditions
* * *1. the capacity of a thing or substance to resist change when under pressure.2. the pressure required to break down the resistance of a substance.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
Look at other dictionaries:
bursting strength — 1. the capacity of a thing or substance to resist change when under pressure. 2. the pressure required to break down the resistance of a substance. * * * … Universalium
Bursting strength — Максимальное равномерно распределенное давление, приложенное под прямым углом к поверхности образца, которое он выдерживает до момента разрыва в условиях, определенных стандартным методом испытания … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии
Bursting strength determination — Испытание (бумаги) на сопротивление продавливанию … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии
Feats of strength — are acts strongmen exhibit to showcase their great strength. They often require immense hand and finger strength, as well as core musculature. Modern feats of strength are usually performed strongman competitions, fitness exhibitions, evangelical … Wikipedia
abrasive — abrasively, adv. abrasiveness, n. /euh bray siv, ziv/, n. 1. any material or substance used for grinding, polishing, etc., as emery, pumice, or sandpaper. adj. 2. tending to abrade; causing abrasion; abrading. 3. tending to annoy or cause ill… … Universalium
clothing and footwear industry — Introduction also called apparel and allied industries, garment industries, or soft goods industries, factories and mills producing outerwear, underwear, headwear, footwear, belts, purses, luggage, gloves, scarfs, ties, and household… … Universalium
History of gunpowder — Gunpowder was the first chemical explosive and the only one known until the invention of nitrocellulose, nitroglycerin, smokeless powder and TNT in the 19th century. However, prior to the invention of gunpowder, many incendiary and burning… … Wikipedia
List of Indian inventions — [ thumb|200px|right|A hand propelled wheel cart, Indus Valley Civilization (3000–1500 BCE). Housed at the National Museum, New Delhi.] [ 200px|thumb|Explanation of the sine rule in Yuktibhasa .] List of Indian inventions details significant… … Wikipedia
Mysorean rockets — In the year 1780 the British began to annex the terrirtories of the Sultanate of Mysore, during the Second Anglo Mysore War. A British battalion was was defeated during the Battle of Guntur, by the forces of Hyder Ali, who effectively utilized… … Wikipedia
Joseph Whitworth — Infobox Engineer image size = caption = Sir Joseph Whitworth name = Sir Joseph Whitworth nationality = British birth date = December 21 1803 birth place = Stockport death date = January 22 1887 death place = Monte Carlo education = spouse =… … Wikipedia