What does the word durability mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Durableness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Durably.

Usage examples for durability

  1. Says Mr. Hutchinson, speaking of the Caithness Flagstones, They owe their peculiar tenacity and durability to the dead fishes that rotted in their midst while yet they were only soft mud. – Animals of the Past by Frederic A. Lucas
  2. After six centuries of popularity it finally died out within the last few years as " Berlin wool work;" but will doubtless be revived again in some form after a time, as being well fitted for covering furniture on account of its firmness and durability. – Handbook of Embroidery by L. Higgin
  3. The next improvement was an attempt to increase the durability of the wagons by making the wheels of iron. – The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series by John Moody