A display of "strength" (e.g. lifting a weight) is a result of three factors that overlap: physiological strength (muscle size, cross sectional area, available crossbridging, responses to training), neurological strength (how strong or weak is the signal that tells the muscle to contract), and mechanical strength (muscle's force angle on the lever, moment arm length, joint capabilities).
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31 µT (3.1×10−5 T) - strength of Earth's magnetic field at 0° latitude (on the equator) 5 mT - the strength of a typical refrigerator magnet 0.3 T - the ...
1909, the Volunteer Force had the following strength over its existence Year Establishment Strength Classed as efficient 1861 211,961 161,239 140,100 1870 244,966 193,893 170,671 1880 243,546 206,537 196,938 ...
... The Plymouth Original Strength brand of gin is 41.2% ABV ... There is also a 'navy strength' variety which is 57% ABV (100° English proof), being the traditional strength demanded by the British Royal Navy ...
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“With a balanced combination of the two principal energies from mother and father, a girl can both be in touch with her womanly strengths and be a powerful force in the worldstrong and nurturing, decisive and caring, goal- oriented and aware of the needs of others. She has the courage to voice what she thinks and feels and the strength to follow her destiny.”
—Jeanne Elium (20th century)
“The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.”
—Bible: Hebrew Psalms 90:10.
The Book of Common Prayer (1662)
“In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain: either you will already get further up today or you will exercise your strength so that you can climb higher tomorrow.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)