impact resistance

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the ability of a material to withstand impact without breaking or shattering

Construction

  • The resistance of a member or assembly to dynamic loading. Also refers specifically to an insulation's ability to withstand damage or abuse.

Electronics

  • The extent to which a material or body can withstand high-intensity shocks or shock waves. Also called impact strength.
  • synonymimpact strength

Cars & Driving

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