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A force that causes parts of a material to slide past one another in opposite directions.
SHEAR
The process of designing a new product.
INVENTION
New and maybe needlessly novel
NEWFANGLED
A structural element, usually concrete, placed on the ground for a column or pier to rest on.
FOOTING
A document that gives an inventor the exclusive rights to manufacture or sell the item
PATENT
Something that moves a mind to create
INSPIRATION
The stress caused when one end of an object is twisted in one direction while the other end is held motionless.
TORSION
A fortunate accident in which a person finds something valuable or pleasing when he or she was not looking for it
SERENDIPITY
Resistant to change of position or condition; not easily moved or disturbed.
STABLE
The change created by improving an existing technology.
INNOVATION