Able to withstand wear, pressure, or damage; hard-wearing,
Able to withstand wear, pressure, or damage; hard-wearing
porcelain enamel is strong and durable
a durable peace can be achieved
(of a person) Having endurance
the durable Smith lasted the full eight rounds
existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a long-lasting friendship"
capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay; "durable denim jeans"
very long lasting; "less durable rocks were gradually worn away to form valleys"; "the perdurable granite of the ancient Appalachian spine of the continent"
(durables) consumer goods that are not destroyed by use
(durability) lastingness: permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products"
(Durables) In economics, a durable good or a hard good is a good that does not quickly wear out, or more specifically, one that yields services or utility over time rather than being completely used up when used once. Most goods are therefore durable goods to a certain degree. ...
(Durability (database systems)) In database systems, durability is the ACID property which guarantees that transactions that have committed will survive permanently. ...
A durable good, one useful over more than one period, especially a year; able to resist wear, decay; lasting; enduring
(durably) In a durable manner
Durables are items that can be reused for multiple tests; for example, some types of glassware that can be sterilized and reused.
(Durability) 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. ...
(Durability) The mortar resistance to chemical, mechanical and climatic conditions which comprise its effective life.
The durability of a gem depends both on its hardness and toughness. It may be quite tough but easily scratched, or it may be exceedingly hard but lack toughness because of easy cleavage. ...
(durability) the measure of the ability of natural building stone to endure and to maintain its essential and distinctive characteristics of strength, resistance to decay, and appearance, with relation to a specific manner, purpose, and environment of use.
(Durability) The ability of a fabric to resist wear through continual use.
(Durability) 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. ...
(Durability) The wearing quality of a floor finish.
(durability) The degree to which a material retains its physical integrity when subjected to stress, for example, heavy use in the case of some library materials. ...
(Durability) 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.
(Durability) The resistance of wood to attack by decay fungi, insects and marine borers.
Durability is the ability of an asphaltic concrete pavement to resist the effects of weather and traffic and retain the desirable properties. Durable pavements should hold their density and surface texture, remain stable, and resist oxidation. ...
(Durability) The ability of the wood species or finish to withstand the conditions or destructive agents with which it comes in contact in actual usage, without an appreciable change in appearance or other important properties.
(Durability) The ability of a product to withstand abuse and still meet the design requirements. For a package, it is the ability to protect a product from factory to market and from market to consumer.
(Durability) The stability or strength of the ball and the toughness it can handle.
(DURABILITY) Simulated Wear (Abrasion Resistance) – The surface is artificially abraded (simulation of five year period of wear) and tested for the following: Shock Absorption, Vertical Deformation, Vertical Ball Rebound, and Rotational Resistance.