ductility(redirected from Ductile-brittle transition temperature)
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the property of a material of having a large elastic range and tending to deform before failing from stress.
n the property of a material that allows permanent deformation under tension without rupture. It is measured as a percentage increase in length on rupture compared with original length and is termed percentage elongation, or elongation.