Definition of shape memory in English:

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shape memory

noun

Metallurgy
A property exhibited by certain alloys of recovering their initial shape when they are heated after having been plastically deformed.
Example sentences
  • The combination of shape memory alloys is innovative.
  • It provides shape memory, high elasticity, biocompatibility, and MRI compatibility.
  • The shape memory effect in metals relies on a phase change in the material's crystal structure.
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