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Toughness
Ability of a material to withstand sudden impact without fracture (can refer to bending strength)
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Hardness
Ability of a material to resist abrasive wear, indentation or deformation
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Durability
Ability of a material to withstand wear and tear, weathering, deterioration or corrosion
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Stability
Ability of a material to resist changes in size or shape due to environment
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Elasticity
Ability to flex and bend when forces are being applied, and to regain normal shape and size when forces are removed
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Strength
Ability of a material to withstand force without bending or breaking
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Tensile strength
resist stretching or pulling forces
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Compresive strength
Withstand pushing forces (stop crush or shorten)
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Bending strength
Withstand forces where attempting to bend the material
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Sheer strength
Resist sliding forces acting against eachother
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Torsional strength
Withstand twisting forces under torsion or shape
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Plasticity
to be permanently changed in shape by external forces
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Malleability
withstand deformation by compression (squashed without break)
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Ductility
ability of a material to be drawn out
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Ability of a material to resist abrasive wear, indentation or deformation

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Hardness

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Ability of a material to resist changes in size or shape due to environment

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Ability to flex and bend when forces are being applied, and to regain normal shape and size when forces are removed

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