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Definition of Tenacity

Tenacity n. means: That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.

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Tenacity n. means: That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.

Meaning of Tenacity

Tenacity (n.) means: That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.

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Tenacity (n.): The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.

Lentor (a.): Tenacity; viscidity, as of fluids.

Adhesiveness (n.): The quality of sticking or adhering; stickiness; tenacity of union.

Vivacity (n.): Tenacity of life; vital force; natural vigor.

Bulldog (n.): A variety of dog, of remarkable ferocity, courage, and tenacity of grip; -- so named, probably, from being formerly employed in baiting bulls.

Tenacity (n.): That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.

Beggar's ticks (): The bur marigold (Bidens) and its achenes, which are armed with barbed awns, and adhere to clothing and fleeces with unpleasant tenacity.

Tenacity (n.): That quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness; viscosity.

Tench (n.): A European fresh-water fish (Tinca tinca, or T. vulgaris) allied to the carp. It is noted for its tenacity of life.

Langya (n.): One of several species of East Indian and Asiatic fresh-water fishes of the genus Ophiocephalus, remarkable for their power of living out of water, and for their tenacity of life; -- called also walking fishes.

Tenacity (n.): The greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, -- usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture.

Bulldog (a.): Characteristic of, or like, a bulldog; stubborn; as, bulldog courage; bulldog tenacity.

Lead (n.): One of the elements, a heavy, pliable, inelastic metal, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished. It is both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity, and is used for tubes, sheets, bullets, etc. Its specific gravity is 11.37. It is easily fusible, forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic weight, 206.4. Symbol Pb (L. Plumbum). It is chiefly obtained from the mineral galena, lead sulphide.

Lichen (n.): One of a class of cellular, flowerless plants, (technically called Lichenes), having no distinction of leaf and stem, usually of scaly, expanded, frond-like forms, but sometimes erect or pendulous and variously branched. They derive their nourishment from the air, and generate by means of spores. The species are very widely distributed, and form irregular spots or patches, usually of a greenish or yellowish color, upon rocks, trees, and various bodies, to which they adhere with great tenacity. They are often improperly called rock moss or tree moss.

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Meaning of Tenacity

Tenacity means: The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.

Meaning of Lentor

Lentor means: Tenacity; viscidity, as of fluids.

Meaning of Adhesiveness

Adhesiveness means: The quality of sticking or adhering; stickiness; tenacity of union.

Meaning of Vivacity

Vivacity means: Tenacity of life; vital force; natural vigor.

Meaning of Bulldog

Bulldog means: A variety of dog, of remarkable ferocity, courage, and tenacity of grip; -- so named, probably, from being formerly employed in baiting bulls.

Meaning of Tenacity

Tenacity means: That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.

Meaning of Beggar's ticks

Beggar's ticks means: The bur marigold (Bidens) and its achenes, which are armed with barbed awns, and adhere to clothing and fleeces with unpleasant tenacity.

Meaning of Tenacity

Tenacity means: That quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness; viscosity.

Meaning of Tench

Tench means: A European fresh-water fish (Tinca tinca, or T. vulgaris) allied to the carp. It is noted for its tenacity of life.

Meaning of Langya

Langya means: One of several species of East Indian and Asiatic fresh-water fishes of the genus Ophiocephalus, remarkable for their power of living out of water, and for their tenacity of life; -- called also walking fishes.

Meaning of Tenacity

Tenacity means: The greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, -- usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture.

Meaning of Bulldog

Bulldog means: Characteristic of, or like, a bulldog; stubborn; as, bulldog courage; bulldog tenacity.

Meaning of Lead

Lead means: One of the elements, a heavy, pliable, inelastic metal, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished. It is both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity, and is used for tubes, sheets, bullets, etc. Its specific gravity is 11.37. It is easily fusible, forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic weight, 206.4. Symbol Pb (L. Plumbum). It is chiefly obtained from the mineral galena, lead sulphide.

Meaning of Lichen

Lichen means: One of a class of cellular, flowerless plants, (technically called Lichenes), having no distinction of leaf and stem, usually of scaly, expanded, frond-like forms, but sometimes erect or pendulous and variously branched. They derive their nourishment from the air, and generate by means of spores. The species are very widely distributed, and form irregular spots or patches, usually of a greenish or yellowish color, upon rocks, trees, and various bodies, to which they adhere with great tenacity. They are often improperly called rock moss or tree moss.

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Meaning of Amorphous

Amorphous means: Without crystallization in the ultimate texture of a solid substance; uncrystallized.

Meaning of Dram

Dram means: A weight; in Apothecaries' weight, one eighth part of an ounce, or sixty grains; in Avoirdupois weight, one sixteenth part of an ounce, or 27.34375 grains.

Meaning of Peoplish

Peoplish means: Vulgar.

Meaning of Pictura

Pictura means: Pattern of coloration.

Meaning of Titular

Titular means: A titulary.

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