the capacity of a thing or substance to resist change when under pressure.
the pressure required to break down the resistance of a substance.
burden1 . Historical Examples Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth The Adventures of Captain John Patterson with Notices of The Officers &c. of the 50th or Queen’s Own Regiment from 1807 to 1821 John Patterson A Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the Affairs of North America, in Which the Mistakes […]
any of various small tackles for use on shipboard. Spanish burton. go for a burton, British Slang. to be lost, missing, or destroyed. to die. Harold Hitz [hits] /hɪts/ (Show IPA), 1888–1964, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1945–58. Sir Richard (Richard Jenkins) 1925–84, English actor, born in Wales. Sir Richard Francis, 1821–90, English […]
a city in E Staffordshire, in central England. Historical Examples Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXLII. Vol. LV. April, 1844 Various Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II Charlotte Mary Yonge noun a town in W central England, in E Staffordshire: famous for brewing. Pop: 43 784 (2001)
a republic in central Africa, E of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: formerly the S part of the Belgian trust territory of Ruanda-Urundi; gained independence on July 1, 1962. 10,747 sq. mi. (27,834 sq. km). Capital: Bujumbura. Contemporary Examples Exchanging Stories of Trauma Mark Baker August 18, 2013 Burundi’s Black Market Skull Trade Margot […]