Definition of Fatigue fracture
1. Noun. Fracture resulting from excessive activity rather than a specific injury.
Medical Definition of Fatigue fracture
1. Fracture that occurs in bone subject to repeated or unusual subliminal, endogenous stress, most often transverse in configuration. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Fatigue fracture
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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1920)
"The advocates of the fatigue-fracture theory overlook, apparently, the importance of the nucleus—the whole fracture being summed up under the general term ..."
2. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1918)
"This fracture was recognized as a fatigue fracture, of a modified type, its interior ... For the purpose of giving this modified type of fatigue fracture a ..."
3. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing (CPAM), National Science Foundation See 1107 1161 Fatigue, Fracture Mechanics & Mechanical Testing Laboratory National ..."
4. Aircraft and Automobile Materials of Construction by Arthur William Judge (1920)
"... whereas in the case of a fatigue fracture (which invariably occurs without local deformation even in ductile materials) the crystals are broken through ..."