Definition of Izod test in English:

Izod test

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪzɒd/

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A material strength test in which a notched specimen is broken by a blow from a pendulum, the energy absorbed being determined from the decrease in the swing of the pendulum.


early 20th century: named after Edwin G. Izod, the British engineer who devised the test.

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