Definitions for "Thermal stability"
The degree of resistence against denaturation or melting. (1) In DNA, thymine. (2) In proteins, threonine. The median melting temperature of duplex DNA. The difference between the median melting temperature of homoduplex DNA and heteroduplex DNA.
The degree of resistance against denaturation or melting by changes in temperature.
Percent of linear shrinkage when the material is exposed to a given high temperature for a given period of time.
Reluctance to change, especially to deteriorate, when heated. A property particularly associated with aviation turbine fuels.