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The intentional reduction of stress/strength ratio in the application of an item, usually for the purpose of prolonging its service life.
Reference: I.E.E.E. (modified)
Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)
International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM