durability

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Durability \Du'ra*bil"i*ty\, noun [L. durabilitas.] The state or quality of being durable; the power of uninterrupted or long continuance in any condition; the power of resisting agents or influences which tend to cause changes, decay, or dissolution; lastingness.

A Gothic cathedral raises ideas of grandeur in our minds by the size, its height, . . . its antiquity, and its durability. --Blair.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

durability

noun

1: permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products" [syn: {lastingness}, {durability}, {enduringness}, {strength}]


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