Definition of Nitinol

1. Noun. An alloy of nickel and titanium that has the ability to return to a predetermined shape when heated. ¹



2. Noun. (alternative form of Nitinol) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nitinol

1. an alloy of nickel and titanium [n -S]

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Literary usage of Nitinol

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1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"New applications for nitinol continue to appear where designers are able to use small ... The center assists in the development of nitinol-using devices and ..."

2. New Materials Society, Challenges and Opportunities: New Materials Science ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Commercial applications of nitinol alloys are based on the shape memory ... Macro and micro alloying has been tried to produce nitinol with a higher ..."

3. Geotechnical Reconnaissance of the Effects of the January 17, 1995, Hyogoken by Koichi Akai, Jonathan D. Bray, Ross W. Boulanger, John T. Christian (1997)
"UCB/EERC-91/01 "Experimental Evaluation of nitinol for Energy Dissipation in Structures," by Nims, OK, Sasaki, KK and Kelly, JM, 1991. ..."

4. Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics: Foundation for the Future by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"Variable-geometry-chevron nozzles, which could be driven by the shape memory alloy NiTiNOL, have been demonstrated to provide reduced noise during takeoff ..."

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