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DURABILITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does durability mean? 

DURABILITY (noun)
  The noun DURABILITY has 1 sense:

1. permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

  Familiarity information: DURABILITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DURABILITY (noun)


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Meaning:

Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

durability; enduringness; lastingness; strength

Context example:

they advertised the durability of their products

Hypernyms ("durability" is a kind of...):

permanence; permanency (the property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "durability"):

tensile strength (the strength of material expressed as the greatest longitudinal stress it can bear without tearing apart)

indestructibility (the strength to resist destruction)

continuity; persistence (the property of a continuous and connected period of time)

changelessness (the property of remaining unchanged)

everlastingness (the property of lasting forever)


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