Definition of Overstressing

1. Verb. (present participle of overstress) ¹



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Definition of Overstressing

1. overstress [v] - See also: overstress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overstressing

overstoring
overstory
overstrain
overstrained
overstraining
overstrains
overstraitly
overstraw
overstrawed
overstrawing
overstrawn
overstrenuous
overstress
overstressed
overstresses
overstressing (current term)
overstretch
overstretched
overstretches
overstretching
overstrew
overstrewed
overstrewing
overstrewn
overstrews
overstrict
overstridden
overstride
overstrides
overstriding

Literary usage of Overstressing

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1. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"These pin plates must be so attached to the members as to transmit the stress they receive from the pin to the body of the member without overstressing any ..."

2. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"These pin plates must be so attached to the members as to transmit the stress they receive from the pin to the body of the member without overstressing any ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1911)
"In some insulators overstressing or arcing starts at a very low potential. The insulator does not necessarily arc over, for the current in the FIG. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1911)
"A jog in the stress-strain curve is characteristic of all the mild or untreated steels, and it is also true that overstressing eliminates it. ..."

5. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Some of the possible serious results of this thawing in thaw-unstable permafrost are overstressing and rupture of the pipe from excessive differential ..."

6. Transactions of the International Engineering Congress, 1915 (1916)
"For existing structures the most important requirements are prevention of overstressing and corrosion. overstressing, except from dead and wind loads and ..."

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