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strain

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199211944
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726613
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The dimensional change in the shape or volume of a body as a result of an applied stress or stresses.

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Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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