the quantity of the utmost tensile, compressive, or shearing stress that a given unit area of a certain material is expected to bear without failing.
the maximum tensile stress that a material can withstand before rupture
[uhl-tuh-muh thoo-lee; Latin oo l-ti-mah too-le] /ˈʌl tə mə ˈθu li; Latin ˈʊl tɪˌmɑ ˈtu lɛ/ noun 1. (italics) Latin. the highest degree attainable. 2. the farthest point; the limit of any journey. 3. the point believed by the ancients to be farthest north. ultima Thule /ˈθjuːlɪ/ noun 1. another name for Thule 2. any […]
noun, plural ultimatums, ultimata [uhl-tuh-mey-tuh, -mah-] /ˌʌl təˈmeɪ tə, -ˈmɑ-/ (Show IPA) 1. a final, uncompromising demand or set of terms issued by a party to a dispute, the rejection of which may lead to a severance of relations or to the use of force. 2. a final proposal or statement of conditions. noun (pl) […]
adverb 1. in or of the month preceding the current one: on the 12th ultimo. Abbreviation: ult., ulto. Compare instant (def 11), proximo. adverb 1. (esp abbreviated in formal correspondence) in or during the previous month: a letter of the 7th ultimo, ult. Compare instant (sense 7), proximo
[uhl-tuh-moh-jen-i-cher, -choo r] /ˌʌl tə moʊˈdʒɛn ɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər/ noun 1. postremogeniture. ultimogeniture /ˌʌltɪməʊˈdʒɛnɪtʃə/ noun (law) 1. a principle of inheritance whereby the youngest son succeeds to the estate of his ancestor Compare primogeniture 2. another name for borough-English
noun 1. a weathered, red and yellow acidic soil of warm, humid areas that is agriculturally productive when treated with lime and organic fertilizers.