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neutral axis, neutral surface
1. In engineering, the line or plane through the section of a beam or plate which does not suffer extension or compression when the beam or plate bends.
2. A line or plane, in a beam under transverse pressure, at which the fibers in the structure are neither stretched nor compressed, or where the longitudinal stress is zero.
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