The ability to withstand wear, pressure, or damage,
The ability to withstand wear, pressure, or damage
the reliability and durability of plastics
lastingness: permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products"
(durable) existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a long-lasting friendship"
(durable) capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay; "durable denim jeans"
(durable) very long lasting; "less durable rocks were gradually worn away to form valleys"; "the perdurable granite of the ancient Appalachian spine of the continent"
In database systems, durability is the ACID property which guarantees that transactions that have committed will survive permanently. For example, if a flight booking reports that a seat has successfully been booked, then the seat will remain booked even if the system crashes.
A durable good, one useful over more than one period, especially a year; able to resist wear, decay; lasting; enduring
(Durable) Long lasting, usually refers to culm sheath.
(DURABLE) An all-cotton, rubber-combined cloth top fabric produced by Haartz for many years. Discontinued from production in 1994, little of this material remains available, although an imitation in tan is periodically available from one or two sources.
(Durable) In an ACID transaction, the database changes are permanent. See ACID transaction.
(Durable) The ability of something to be serviceable for a long time before being replaced
(Durable) The changes made by the unit of work constituting the transaction should be permanent and should not be lost because of system failure.
(Durable) The exceptional durability means that it can effectively protect a wide range of goods. There is no loss of strength in damp conditions, making EPS ideal for cool-chain food products. ...
(Durable) The structure of the material used is highly resistant to fracture and tests have shown it to withstand the most enthusiastic "pulls"
(Durable) assets don't run out and have a very large number of uses (e.g., furniture, appliances).
(Durable) in the context of Central Pain, refers to the persistence of burning after the stimulus is discontinued, also termed "afterburn". The burning is slow to appear but is slow to leave. Depending on the level reached the burning may last from a few seconds to twenty minutes or more. ...
(durable) Wear-resistant; having high initial strength.
The ability of a fabric to resist wear through continual use.
how durable a fabric or yarn is.
A factor that affects the life cycle performance of a material or assembly. All other factors being equal, the more durable item is environmentally preferable, as it means less frequent replacement. ...
Resistance to change from original appearance. Durability is term used to describe how long polish film will resist changes in appearance caused by foot traffic or other types of wear before spray buffing, recoating, or stripping is considered necessary. ...
As applied to flexible foams, the term refers to how well a foam retains its load bearing capacity and shape with use. Most measures of durability are done with laboratory-scale tests.
The degree to which paint withstands the destructive effects of the environment to which it is exposed, especially harsh weather conditions. Durability has two aspects. Its protective properties safeguard the substrate from degradation. ...
A relative term used to describe the functional lifespan of a material typically compared to a control.
The resistance of wood to attack by decay fungi, insects and marine borers.
A measure of useful life (a special case of reliability).