# Elasticity Sentence Examples

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**elasticity**of dimensions, it is also without known counterpart. - The width of the gap may be diminished until it is no greater than the distance between two neighbouring molecules, when it will cease to be distinguishable, but, assuming the molecular theory of magnetism to be true, the above statement will still hold good for the intermolecular gap. The same pressure P will be exerted across any imaginary section of a magnetized rod, the stress being sustained by the intermolecular springs, whatever their physical nature may be, to which the
**elasticity**of the metal is due. - Changes of
**elasticity**are in all cases dependent, not only upon the field, but also upon the tension applied; and, owing to hysteresis, the results are not in general the same when the magnetization follows as when it precedes the application of stress; the latter is held to be the right order. - But their most characteristic, though not perhaps their most general, property is that they combine in themselves the apparently incompatible properties of
**elasticity**and rigidity on the one hand and plasticity on the other. - The Latin Church, which, by combining the tradition of the Roman centralized organization with a great
**elasticity**in practice and in the interpretation of doctrine, had hitherto been the moulding force of civilization in the West, is henceforth more or less in antagonism to that civilization, which advances in all its branches - in science, in literature, in art - to a greater or less degree outside of and in spite of her, until in its ultimate and most characteristic developments it falls under the formal condemnation of the pope, formulated in the famous Syllabus of 1864. - One of the great evils of Italian agricultural taxation is its lack of
**elasticity**and of adaptation to local conditions. - Its physical properties, permeability by water, extensibility and
**elasticity**, receive their interpretation in the needs of the latter. - It is clear that in the circumstances the terms "father," "patristic," "patrology" must be used with much
**elasticity**, since it is now too late to substitute for them any more comprehensive terms. - When caoutchouc is heated slightly above the temperature of boiling water it becomes softer and loses much of its
**elasticity**, which, however, it recoveres on cooling. - Miscellaneous Effects of Magnetization: Electric Conductivity - Hall Effect - Electro-Thermal Relations - Thermoelectric Quality -
**Elasticity**- Chemical and Voltaic Effects. - The dimensions of a piece of iron, for example, its
**elasticity**, its thermo-electric power and its electric conductivity are all changed under the influence of magnetism. - An experiment by Ewing showed that by the operation of stretching an annealed iron wire beyond the limits of
**elasticity**the permeability under a magnetizing force of about 3 units was reduced by as much as 75%. - Referring the reader to the article
**Elasticity**for the theoretical and to the Strength Of Materials far the practical aspects of this subject, we give here a table of the "modulus of**elasticity**," E (column 2), for millimetre and kilogramme. - Per metre, which, for practical purposes, Wertheim takes as giving the limit of
**elasticity**; column 4 gives the breaking strain. - Most metals when molten are capable of dissolving at least small proportions of carbon, which, in general, leads to a deterioration in metallicity, except in the case of iron, which by the addition of small percentages of carbon gains in
**elasticity**and tensile strength with little loss of plasticity. - Other tests show variability in burning quality,
**elasticity**of leaf, texture, taste, &c. The United States Department of Agriculture has closely investigated this important question and the results attained are brought together by Messrs H. - The timber is specially valued for furniture and cabinet work and for gunstocks, the beauty of its markings rendering it desirable for the first-named purpose, while its strength and
**elasticity**fit it for the second. - The energy of this fork with a given amplitude of vibration could be calculated from its dimensions and
**elasticity**, and the amplitude was observed by measuring with a microscope the line into which the image of a starch grain on the prong was drawn by the vibration. - For concrete the coefficient of
**elasticity**E varies with the amount of stress and diminishes as the ratio of sand and stone to cement increases. - In the dead animal, and for its great
**elasticity**and power of muscular contraction while living. - But experience soon proved the superiority of the spider web; its perfection of shape, its lightness and
**elasticity**, have led to its universal adoption. - Possibly the advantages of specialism might be retained and yet the
**elasticity**of supply be enhanced. - For example, the physicist determines the density,
**elasticity**, hardness, electrical and thermal conductivity, thermal expansion, &c.; the chemist, on the other hand, investigates changes in composition, such as may be effected by an electric current, by heat, or when two or more substances are mixed. - They were normally drawn up in more open order than the heavy Greek phalanx, and possessed thereby a mobility and
**elasticity**in which the latter was fatally deficient. - The development of the rubber industry has now reached a stage at which more exact methods of determining the chemical composition and physical properties (strength and
**elasticity**) of rubber are required. - - The micas are characterized by a very easy cleavage in a single direction and by the high degree of flexibility,
**elasticity**and toughness of the extremely thin cleavage flakes. - This condition manifests itself, for example, in mine pillars which are subjected to a weight beyond the limit of
**elasticity**of the mineral of which they are composed. - Strains exceeding the "limit of
**elasticity**" result in permanent deformation or (if sufficiently great) in rupture. - Referring the reader to the article
**Elasticity**for the theoretical and to the Strength Of Materials far the practical aspects of this subject, we give here a table of the "modulus of**elasticity**," E (column 2), for millimetre and kilogramme. - Such an alloy can be cast like ordinary bronze, but excels the latter in hardness,
**elasticity**, toughness and tensile strength. - If we write K for the adiabatic
**elasticity**, and k for the isothermal**elasticity**, we obtain S/s = ECÃ†F = K/k. - The isothermal
**elasticity**- v(dp/dv) is equal to the pressure p. The adiabatic**elasticity**is equal to y p, where -y is the ratio S/s of the specific heats. - In thiscase the ratio of the specific heats is constant as well as the difference, and the adiabatic equation takes the simple form, pv v = constant, which is at once obtained by integrating the equation for the adiabatic
**elasticity**, - v(dp/dv) =yp. - An unfinished work, The History of the Theory of
**Elasticity**, was edited and published posthumously in 1886 by Karl Pearson. - Let E be the bulk modulus of
**elasticity**, defined as increase of pressure = decrease of volume per unit volume where the pressure increase is so small that this ratio is constant, w the small increase of pressure, and - (dy/dx) the volume decrease, then E=e/(- dy/dx) or w Ã†= - dy/dx (I) This gives the relation between pressure excess and displacement. - If y is the displacement at A, and if E is the
**elasticity**, substituting for w and u from (2) and (3) we get X - Ed x d +pU2 But since the volume dx with density po has become volume dx+dy with density p p (d = po. - It may be noted that the
**elasticity**E is only constant for small volume changes or for small values of dy/dx. - When a wave of sound travelling through one medium meets a second medium of a different kind, the vibrations of its own particles are communicated to the particles of the new medium, so that a wave is excited in the latter, and is propagated through it with a velocity dependent on the density and
**elasticity**of the second medium, and therefore differing in general from the previous velocity. - Light is therefore an influence propagated as wave-motion, and moreover by transverse undulations, for the reasons brought out by Thomas Young and Augustin Fresnel; so that the aether is a medium which possesses
**elasticity**of a type analogous to rigidity. - Let E be the effective
**elasticity**of the aether; then E = pc t, where p is its density, and c the velocity of light which is 3 X 10 10 cm./sec. If = A cos" (t - x/c) is the linear vibration, the stress is E dE/dx; and the total energy, which is twice the kinetic energy Zp(d/dt) 2 dx, is 2pn2A2 per cm., which is thus equal to 1.8 ergs as above. - It thus appears that if the amplitude of vibration could be as much as 1 o_2 of the wave-length, the aether would be an excessively rare medium with very slight
**elasticity**; and yet it would be capable of transmitting the supply of solar energy on which all terrestrial activity depends. - The idea of MacCullagh's aether, and its property of purely rotational
**elasticity**which had been expounded objectively by W. - Short fibre silks are still put through cards and treated like cotton; but the value of silk is in its lustre,
**elasticity**and strength, which characteristics are obtained by keeping fibres as long as possible. - The foregoing experiments indeed, in some measure, decided this point, as much the greatest part of air let up into the tube lost its
**elasticity**; yet, as some remained unabsorbed, it did not appear for certain whether that was of the same nature as the rest or not. - The following branches have especially felt his influence: - chemical physics, capillarity and viscosity, theory of gases, flow of liquids, photography, optics, colour vision, wave theory, electric and magnetic problems, electrical measurements,
**elasticity**, sound and hydrodynamics. - Owing to the
**elasticity**of the humerocarpal band the wing remains closed without any special muscular exertion, while, when the wing is extended, this band assists in keeping it taut. - The keys which hold the rail in the chairs are usually of oak and are placed outside the rails; the inside position has also been employed, but has the disadvantage of detracting from the
**elasticity**of the road since the weight of a passing train presses the rails up against a rigid mass of metal instead of against a slightly yielding block of wood. - His contributions to the theories of
**Elasticity**and of Waves rank high among modern developments of mathematical physics, although they are mere units among the 150 scientific papers attached to his name in the Royal Society's Catalogue. - If the rod is circular in section and perfectly uniform the end will describe a circle, ellipse or straight line; but, as the
**elasticity**is usually not exactly the same in all directions, the figure usually changes and revolves. - These are for the most part interesting rather from the point of view of
**elasticity**than of sound. - Owing to the yielding of joints when a beam is first loaded a smaller modulus of
**elasticity**should be taken than for a solid bar. - A medusa has a layer of muscles, more or less strongly developed, running in a circular direction on the surface of the subumbrella, the contractions of which are antagonized by the
**elasticity**of the gelatinous substance of the body. - This movement is resisted by the torsional
**elasticity**of the suspending wire, and hence a fixed indicating needle attached to the movable system can be made to indicate directly on a scale, the difference of potential between the terminals of the instrument in volts. - To the foregoing may be added the following three additional propositions, so as to form a more complete expression of a physiognomical philosophy: (4) Certain muscles concerned in producing these skin-folds become strengthened by habitual action, and when the skin diminishes in
**elasticity**and fulness with advancing age, the wrinkles at right angles to the course of the muscular fibres become permanent. - On being relieved from picket duty Rostov had managed to get a few hours' sleep before morning and felt cheerful, bold, and resolute, with
**elasticity**of movement, faith in his good fortune, and generally in that state of mind which makes everything seem possible, pleasant, and easy. - These special qualities are its fineness, strength,
**elasticity**and great natural twist, which combined enable it to make very fine, strong yarns, suited to the manufacture of the better qualities of hosiery, for mixing with silk and wool, for making lace, &c. It also mercerizes very well. - He never recovered his
**elasticity**of spirits, though he continued to occupy himself with his favourite pursuits, and to frequent the society of his brother philosophers.