soundness

Definitions

Commerce

  • noun the state of being reasonable

Construction

  • The freedom of a solid from cracks, flaws, fissures, or variations from an accepted standard. In the case of cement, soundness is freedom from excessive volume change after setting. In the case of aggregate, soundness is the ability to withstand the aggressive action to which concrete containing it might be exposed, particularly that action due to weather.

Law

  • noun the fact of being reliable and effective
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