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    What does 'stress tear' mean?

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    What does 'stress tear' mean in this sentence?
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    I am writing about your request to repair a new pair of leather gloves you recently purchased. We sent the gloves to the factory, but unfortunately, they have informed us that the stress tear cannot be fixed.


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    Re: What does 'stress tear' mean?

    Stress
    5.
    Physics a. An applied force or system of forces that tends to strain or deform a body.
    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/STRESS

    Tear
    1.
    To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.2. To make (an opening) by ripping: tore a hole in my stocking.
    3. To lacerate (the skin, for example).
    4. To separate forcefully; wrench: tore the wrappings off the present.

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/tear

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