endurance

  • 1 endurance — [ ɑ̃dyrɑ̃s ] n. f. • XIVe, mais région. jusque v. 1870; de endurer ♦ Aptitude à résister à la fatigue, à la souffrance. ⇒ résistance. Endurance physique. Endurance au froid, à la fatigue. L endurance d un coureur de fond. Manquer d endurance.… …

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  • 2 Endurance — Die vom Eis eingeschlossene Endurance im Jahr 1915. Foto: Frank Hurley p1 …

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  • 3 Endurance — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Endurance, buque rompehielos utilizado por Sir Ernest Shackleton para la Expedición Imperial Trans Antártica. HMS Endurance A171, Her Majesty s Ship Endurance es un rompehielos de la Real Armada Británica (Royal… …

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  • 4 Endurance — En*dur ance, n. [Cf. OF. endurance. See {Endure}.] 1. A state or quality of lasting or duration; lastingness; continuance. [1913 Webster] Slurring with an evasive answer the question concerning the endurance of his own possession. Sir W. Scott.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 endurance — [n1] bearing hardship; staying power ability, allowance, backbone, bearing, capacity, continuing, cool, coolness, courage, enduring, forebearance, fortitude, grit, guts, gutsiness, heart*, holding up*, intestinal fortitude, mettle, moxie*,… …

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  • 6 endurance — index continuance, diligence (perseverance), force (strength), indestructibility, industry (activity) …

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  • 7 endurance — late 15c., continued existence in time; see ENDURE (Cf. endure) + ANCE (Cf. ance). Meaning ability to endure suffering, etc. is from 1660s …

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  • 8 endurance — ► NOUN 1) the fact or power of enduring something painful and prolonged. 2) the capacity of something to last or to withstand wear and tear …

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  • 9 endurance — [en door′əns, endyoor′əns; indoor′əns, indyoor′əns] n. 1. the act of enduring 2. the power of enduring; specif., a) ability to last, continue, or remain b) ability to stand pain, distress, fatigue, etc.; fortitude 3. duration 4. Rare that which… …

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  • 10 endurance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great, long (esp. AmE), remarkable ▪ sheer ▪ mental, physical ▪ human …

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  • 11 Endurance — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Endurance (homonymie). L endurance est la capacité de maintenir dans le temps un certain niveau d intensité exigée. Sommaire 1 Sport 1.1 Test d endurance …

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  • 12 endurance — n. 1) to test smb. s endurance 2) physical endurance 3) the endurance to + inf. (does she have enough endurance to run the entire distance?) 4) beyond endurance 5) (misc.) smb. s powers of endurance * * * [ɪn djʊ(ə)rəns] (misc.) smb. s powers of… …

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  • 13 Endurance — For other uses, see Endurance (disambiguation). Endurance (also called Sufferance, Stamina, or Durability) is the ability for a human or animal to exert itself and remain active for a long period of time, as well as its ability to resist,… …

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  • 14 endurance — en|dur|ance [ınˈdjuərəns US ınˈdur ] n [U] the ability to continue doing something difficult or painful over a long period of time physical/mental endurance ▪ She was pushed beyond her powers of endurance . ▪ The marathon is a test of endurance …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 endurance — (an du ran s ) s. f. Qualité de celui qui endure.    Mot très usité en Normandie, et qui est si français à cause d endurant, qu il mériterait de passer du langage provincial dans la langue littéraire. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Endurer. SUPPLÉMENT AU… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 16 endurance — noun Date: 15th century 1. permanence, duration < the endurance of the play s importance > 2. the ability to withstand hardship or adversity; especially the ability to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity < a marathon runner s… …

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  • 17 endurance — en|dur|ance [ ın durəns ] noun uncount the ability to continue doing something physically difficult or continue dealing with an unpleasant situation for a long time: The long trip tested their courage and endurance to the limit. beyond endurance …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 endurance — [[t]ɪndjʊ͟ərəns, AM d ʊr [/t]] N UNCOUNT Endurance is the ability to continue with an unpleasant or difficult situation, experience, or activity over a long period of time. The exercise obviously will improve strength and endurance. ...his powers …

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  • 19 endurance — UK [ɪnˈdjʊərəns] / US [ɪnˈdʊrəns] noun [uncountable] the ability to continue doing something physically difficult or continue dealing with an unpleasant situation for a long time The long journey tested their courage and endurance to the limit.… …

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  • 20 ENDURANCE — n. f. Faculté, force d’endurer la fatigue physique, les privations. Les troupes ont fait preuve pendant cette campagne d’une endurance remarquable. L’endurance d’un coureur de fond …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)