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in·ex·ten·si·ble

 (ĭn′ĭk-stĕn′sə-bəl)
adj.
Not extensible: an inextensible antenna.
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inextensible

(ˌɪnɪkˈstɛnsəbəl)
adj
not capable of extension
ˌinexˌtensiˈbility n
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On approximate analytical solutions of nonlinear vibrations of inextensible beams using parameterexpansion method, International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation 11(9): 743-753.
The main assumptions are that the fibers are inextensible, the intersection points between warp and wet yarns are fixed during preforming, and the rotations between warp and wet yarns are free.
The working reinforcement includes two working crown plies of calendered inextensible metalic reinforcement elements and rubber mix, and a protective ply of metalllic reinforcements.
The circles [C.sub.1] and [C.sub.2] with radius R are fastened between themselves through inextensible generatrices G.
Its definition is similar to Eq 1; however, in this case, the polymer molecules are rigid and inextensible. Hence the end-to-end vector R is replaced by the unit vector, n, called the director, which quantifies the orientation of a given rigid molecule.
He accounted for his results on the premise that the mechanical consistency of collagen can switch reversibly between two extreme conditions or states: one pliant and extensible and the other stiff and inextensible. This hypothesis was attractive because it explained a variety of experimental observations and was accepted by most workers including ourselves (Morales et al., 1989, 1993).
Waist circumference measurement was performed using an inextensible, inelastic metric tape of the Cescorf[R]brand, accurate to one millimeter and two meters long.
Los diferentes perimetros fueron medidos con una cinta metrica metalica, flexible pero inextensible (Holtain Ltd.) de escala 0,1 cm.
Waist circumference was measured using a metric inextensible metallic tape (Sanny) with a 0.1 cm precision, as instructed by Callaway et al.
The barrier film, which is substantially inextensible at ambient temperature, is removable without tearing into pieces from the protected surface of the cured tire.
The motors are linked to the end effector trough flexible and inextensible wires (5)(Perju, 2001).
The hard and strong, but inextensible strands of VB restrain the deformation of the polymer composite, thus leading to low elongation.