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ten·sile strength

the maximum tensile stress or load that a material is capable of sustaining; usually expressed in pounds per square inch.
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tensile strength

(ten′sĭl) [L. tensilis, stretched, tense]
The resistance of a structure to stretching or tearing along its longest axis.
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When the stress exceeds the inherent tensile strength, wood begins to experience cracking phenomenon.
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The tensile strength of the FJ, therefore, was calculated accurately with Equations [4], [5], and [6].
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