Definitions for "TENACITY"
The greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, -- usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture.
The relative strength of a thread, calculated by dividing the tensile strength by the thickness of the thread.
A term relating to the strength per size of a thread and is generally measured in grams per denier. The following fibers are ranked according to their tenacity from strongest to weakest: Kevlar® Nylon, Polyester, Nomex®, Lyocell®, Rayon, CS Cotton, CP Cotton. Threads made from continuous filament fibers are stronger and have a higher tenacity than threads made from staple fibers.
Keywords:  o'erwhelm, he'd, gentleman, vain, eager
A certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin of the realm. It attains its highest development in the hand of authority and is considered a serviceable equipment for a career in politics. The following illustrative lines were written of a Californian gentleman in high political preferment, who has passed to his accounting: Of such tenacity his grip That nothing from his hand can slip. Well-buttered eels you may o'erwhelm In tubs of liquid slippery-elm In vain -- from his detaining pinch They cannot struggle half an inch! 'Tis lucky that he so is planned That breath he draws not with his hand, For if he did, so great his greed He'd draw his last with eager speed. Nay, that were well, you say. Not so He'd draw but never let it go!
That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.
This refers to a mineral~Rs brittleness (brittle, soft, easily cut), flexibility (malleable, pliable, flexible), and elasticity (elastic, inelastic).
The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.
holding persistently to the doctrine of YAP, not giving up despite numerous failures. One of the seven Fundamental Attributes of SpongeBob that contribute to the doctrine of the Church.
persistent determination
wine which retains its taste sensations a long time after being swallowed
The ability of a note or perfume to last or retain its characteristic odour. See Substantivity.
That quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness; viscosity.
The ability to hold fast or adhere to a surface.
a year round youth development program that offers free tennis instruction during the summer and an intensive after-school program during the academic year
The property of a deposit or residue to resist removal by weathering or other physical action.