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What is "Elongation" - Definition & Explanation

Property of a fiber related to how much it will stretch or lengthen, before breaking. it does not imply that the fiber will return to its original length.
An increase in length.

NOTE:

The increase may be expressed:

a) in units of length,

b) as a percentage of the initial length, or

c) as a fraction of the initial length.

The fractional increase in length of a material stressed in tension.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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