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Definition of "buckling" []

  • A folding into hills and valleys. (noun)
  • The action of collapsing under pressure or stress. (noun)
  • Wavy; curly, as hair (adjective)
  • Present participle of buckle. (verb)
  • Smoked herring (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "buckling" in a sentence
  • "Two lanes of the West Loop Freeway are closed after buckling from the heat."
  • "Dynamic buckling is the version of this instability which occurs when the compressive load is applied suddenly – when a rod is smashed into along its axis, for example."
  • "It’s unclear whether these apps will eventually support streaming over 3G, but if they do, my bones can already feel the infrastructure of AT&T’s 3G network buckling from the strain."