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 Dictionary entry overview: What does durability mean? 

  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 


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Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

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Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


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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