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Engineer's euphemism of "Go f--- yourself".

A tensile test is where make a special specimen of whatever material you want to test, and you put it in a tensile testing machine. The machine slowly strains (elongates) the specimen and measures how the specimen responds, ie how much force it goes under. The machine makes a graph of the stress-strain behavior, where stress is force divided by the cross-section area of the specimen.

This is the very finest way to tell an engineer to get lost.
Asian guy: "meselfs, can you help me with my thermodynamics homework? I suck and I need to leech off of you."

meselfs: "Go tensile test yourself."
by meselfs May 20, 2005
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