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elongation

 [e-long-ga´shun]
1. the act or process of increasing in length.
2. a radiographic distortion in which the image is longer than what is being x-rayed.

e·lon·ga·tion

(ē'lon-gā'shŭn),
1. The increase in the gauge length measured after fracture in tension within the gauge length, expressed in percentage of original gauge length.
2. The lengthening of a macromolecule, for example, in the synthesis of long-chain fatty acids or in the synthesis of a protein.

e·lon·ga·tion

(ē-long-gāshŭn)
radiology Radiographic distortion in which the image appears longer than it is; caused by insufficient vertical angulation.

e·lon·ga·tion

(ē-lawng-gāshŭn)
Stretching lengthwise or result of such action.
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Mechanical properties measured include those related to protection (tensile strength, tear strength and puncture resistance) and comfort (small deformation modulus, modulus at 500% elongation and hysteresis).
It has a specific gravity of 1.31, tensile strength at break of 8000 psi, elongation at break greater than 200%, flexural strength of 12,000 psi, flexural modulus of 330,000 psi, notched Izod impact of 1.0 ft-lb/in., and HDT (at 66 psi) of 310 F.
Both initial and aged elongations of CNSL compound were higher than both TP 95/DOP compounds (figure 9).
In figure 2a, which compares the tensile strength and the tension set from a 100% elongation for a range of P-E polymers, both plastomers and P-E polymers have lower tension set than EPR and iPP.
Formerly a plot (stress values at a given elongation vs.
The control, SRTMA and TAIC samples had stress-strain curves which were steep for the first 100% elongation (slope about 2), but tapered off to more gentle slopes after reaching 100% elongation (slopes from 3/5 to 1).
Take for example a strip of crosslinked rubber that is stretched to a given elongation (say 10%) and held there for a period of time.
The mechanical probing Mechanical properties like modulus at different strains, tensile strength, tear strength and elongation at break are all functions of degree of crosslinking.
Although the samples only exhibit ~5% of their original tensile strengths, elongations approaching (ExSil 50) or exceeding 1,000% (ExSil 100) were observed (table 3).
"William Sheehan replies: Clearly, Venus is a special case, and it is only because its orbit is the most nearly circular of all the planets' that observers in the 1950s and 1960s (and presumably Schroter himself) were able to ignore, with relative impunity, the small discrepancy between the times of greatest elongation and dichotomy.
For the complete description of the observed vibro-impact system are needed to be set, and also matching of limitation conditions angular elongations and impacts to the elongations limiters.