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Lateral Bow
Deviation of a longitudinal edge from straight (sometimes called camber).
Longitudinal Bow
A longitudinal curvature in the plane of a sheet.
L├╝ders Lines
Surface markings resulting from localized flow which appear on some alloys after light straining. They lie approximately parallel to the direction of maximum shear stress (about 45 degrees to the direction of the applied stress), and appear as depressions when forming is in tension and as elevations when in compression.
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