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Definition: 'Hooke Law'

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Hooke law

Type: Term

Pronunciation: huk

Definitions:
1. the stress applied to stretch or compress a body is proportional to the strain, or change in length thus produced, so long as the limit of elasticity of the body is not exceeded.



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