Sentence Examples with the word tenuity

Scouring renders all common silks, whether white or yellow in the raw, a brilliant pearly white, with a delicate soft flossy texture, from the fact that the fibres which were agglutinated in reeling, being now degummed, are separated from each other and show their individual tenuity in the yarn.

The extreme tenuity of objects which are hammered, drawn or rolled cannot for obvious reasons be attained by casting.