crashworthiness

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crashworthiness

[krash-wur-thee-nis]
noun
the ability of a car or other vehicle to withstand a collision or crash with minimal bodily injury to its occupants.

Origin:
1945–50; crash1 + -worthy + -ness

crashworthy, adjective
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crashworthiness (ˈkræʃˌwɜːðɪnɪs)
 
n
the ability of a vehicle structure to withstand a crash
 
'crashworthy
 
adj

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Example sentences
That's why it's important that the crashworthiness designs of smaller cars be as good as possible.
The lack of data provides scarce data to judge the efficacy of crashworthiness design efforts.
Any changes that may adversely influence the crashworthiness of the device will require a new acceptance letter.
Our acceptance is limited to the crashworthiness characteristics of the devices.
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