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Creep (Smbe)

Definition
Slow longitudinal movement or deformation such as lengthwise rail movement caused by temperature gradient or time-dependent deformation of concrete under permanent load. (Source: wordnet.princeton.edu and AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Deformation (Smb)
Narrower Terms
Relaxation (Mechanics) (Smber)
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Bending (Smbb)
Buckling (Smbc)
Distortion (Structures) (Smbj)
Elastic deformation (Smbk)
Flexure (Smbm)
Plastic deformation (Smbp)
Plastic flow (Smbq)
Rutting (Smbr)
Strain (Mechanics) (Smbs)
Tension (Smbv)
Torsion (Smbw)
Warpage (Smbx)
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