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Definition of the noun Microcrack

What does Microcrack mean as a name of something?


  1. A microscopic crack

Definition of the verb Microcrack

What does Microcrack mean as a doing word?


  1. To cause the formation of microscopic cracks

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Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Condensed Matter Physics (2004)

by Charles P. Poole, Jr.

A dislocation microcrack is an empty nucleus of a superdislocation with a large Burgers vector. It is mechanically stable, and can occur in an unloaded body. The nucleation of this type of crack is determined by collective dislocation processes.

Google previewFiber Optics Standard Dictionary (2013)

by Martin H. Weik

microcrack. In optical fibers, a minute crack or partial break, usually along the outer surface of the cladding, but possibly deep enough to enter the core. Microcracks may become enlarged by exposure to adverse environmental ...

Google previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin H. Weik

microcrack. In optical transmission media, a minute crack that may be enlarged by moisture, bending, twisting, ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

Cf Microcrack. microhematocrit. A hematocrit performed on blood in a capillary ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

microcrack systemsare the lociof water–mineral interactions that are the initial stages of chemicalweathering (Bisdom, 1967). FIGURE 2 Oxidation, marked by brown and reddish brown colors,

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

microcrack micrometre sentative model of a larger group, etc [Or mikros small, and kosmos world] microcrack mi'krd-krak. n a microscopic crack or fracture. - vi and vi to form, or cause to form, microcracks. n ml crocracklng [micro- (la)] ...

Google previewDictionary of Architectural and Building Technology (2004)

by Henry J. Cowan, Peter R. Smith, W. K. Chow

crack See CRAZING, GRIFFITH CRACK and MICROCRACK . cracked section In reinforced concrete design, a section which is designed on the assumption that the concrete has no resistance to tensile ...

Google previewPatrick-Turner's Industrial Automation Dictionary (1996)

by Clarence T. Jones, S. Percy Jones

microcrack: In optical transmission media, a minus crack that may be enlarged by moisture, bending, twisting, tensile ...

Google previewASM Materials Engineering Dictionary (1992)

by Joseph R. Davis, ASM International

microcrack. A crack of microscopic proportions. Also termed microfissure. microcracking. Cracks formed in composites when thermal stresses locally exceed the strength of the matrix (Fig. 325). Since most microcracks ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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