ability to withstand

See: tolerance
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Worn on a belt like a pager, the pump differs from its predecessor in its ability to withstand water depths up to eight feet.
PC-bottle advocates say lower PET resin cost is offset by PC bottles' ability to withstand 10 times more return trips.
For Norman Baker, a senior managing director in the Saddle Brook, NJ office of Insignia/ESG, who arranged the landmark sale of New York City's famed Empire and Barbizon hotels, that formula might also include the ability to withstand the emotional roller coaster of a $177 million transaction playing out with a movie-of-the week scenario.
In addition, they say, the calorimeter can indicate a young plant's ability to withstand acid rain, herbicides and other hardships.
The rating is based on the transaction's ability to withstand cash flow stresses commensurate with a 'BBB' rating for the series 2007A bonds, a 'BBB-' rating for the series 2007B bonds, a 'BB' rating for the series 2007C bonds, and a 'B' rating for the series 2007D bonds.
These TPE alloys also offer good bite and tear resistance, and their ability to withstand sterilization makes them ideally suited for many medical applications, according to the literature.
They have the ability to withstand the energy of highly concentrated sunlight, converting 34 percent into electricity.
A key criterion in development of plastics for disposable medical devices has been the ability to withstand sterilization by ethylene oxide (EtO) gas, gamma radiation, or steam autoclaving.
Such traits include the ability to withstand high salt levels or drought periodsd or to coexist with nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
Through its manufacturing facilities in New Jersey, Wisconsin and Arkansas, the Company's products are designed to meet customer specifications and are used in environments that require high-performance characteristics, such as exceptional strength and the ability to withstand highly corrosive materials, extreme temperatures or high-pressure.
These TPE alloys are also said to offer good bite and tear resistance, and the ability to withstand sterilization makes them ideally suited for many medical applications, according to the literature.
California natives are commonly recommended for their ability to withstand drought when planted in the garden.