TENACITY

, in Natural Philosophy, is that quality of bodies by which they sustain a considerable pressure or force without breaking; and is the opposite quality to fragility or brittleness. Mem. Acad. Berlin. 1745, p. 47.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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TENAILLONS
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TENSION
TERM