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stress noun definition in Materials and properties topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

stress

 noun: Materials and properties topic
[uncountable, countable] stress (on something) pressure put on something that can damage it or make it lose its shape When you have an injury you start putting stress on other parts of your body. a stress fracture of the foot (= one caused by such pressure)

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