Young's modulus

noun, Physics.
1.
a coefficient of elasticity of a substance, expressing the ratio between a stress that acts to change the length of a body and the fractional change in length caused by this force.
Origin
1860–65; named after Thomas Young, who derived it
British Dictionary definitions for young modulus
Young's modulus
 
n
E a modulus of elasticity, applicable to the stretching of a wire etc, equal to the ratio of the applied load per unit area of cross section to the increase in length per unit length
 
[C19: named after Thomas Young]

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Young's modulus
  (yŭngz)   
See under modulus of elasticity.
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