Definition of photoelasticity in English:

photoelasticity

noun

Engineering
  • Originally: the property of being photoelastic. Now usually: the photoelastic method of stress analysis.

Origin

Late 19th century. From photo- + elasticity. Compare later photoelastic.

Pronunciation

photoelasticity

/ˌfəʊtəʊˌɛlaˈstɪsɪti//ˌfəʊtəʊˌiːlaˈstɪsɪti/