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yield point

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(General Physics) the stress at which an elastic material under increasing stress ceases to behave elastically; under conditions of tensile strength the elongation is no longer proportional to the increase in stress. Also called: yield stress or yield strength
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With first-half time running out Wasps went in search of a second score the game threatened and Cipriani nudged a kick to touch that failed to yield points as Exeter earned a penalty turn over.
Though extensive efforts have been made in discovering the relation of semi-crystalline structure and yield behavior, there are still some interesting phenomena with unresolved questions [3, 14-16], Double yield points behavior under uniaxial stretching have been found in the engineering stress-strain curves of certain materials [13, 16].
A week which started with the Magpies looking to yield points from home games against Leicester City and Everton ended with nothing to show.
Engineers who are used to working with metals are surprised that plastics cannot operate as close to their yield points as can metals.
The lathering cleansing phase and the non-lathering structured aqueous phase have yield points of at least about 0.
MAN OF THE MATCH Martin Paterson Two more goals, just a shame they didn't yield points for Town.
A geostatistical analysis was also performed with yield points, tree gap density and chemical attributes of the soil using the VESPER 1.
And Kayal reckons they might just take something from two matches most had written off for their potential to yield points at the start of the competition.
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But even so, this afternoon's visit of Oldham - who retain faint hopes of a topsix finish - must yield points to ease the pressure on Abbott.
As soon as a move fails to yield points the boys are looking anxious, and this leads to a corresponding hike in pressure.
Low ductility or brittle materials may not necessarily have well defined yield points, but do exhibit definite failure points, since they fail in compression by a shattering type of fracture.