What Is Necking?

A study in 1885 found that giraffes neck each other during mating. This behavior occurs because the region of the material that is deformed exhibits additional deformation and considerable tapering. If you want to conduct a similar experiment in your classroom, you can find a six pack holder from the grocery store. It’s easy to do, and you’ll get an idea of how this type of material becomes susceptible to necking.


The term necking is used to describe the process of kissing. Previously, kissing was described as partying or necking. There are many sub-debs, including “necking,” “boodling,” “gooing it,” and “hacking” (a slap to the face). This activity is also known as mugging, and “necking.” It’s a fun, sensual way to bond with a partner.

Necking starts when the plot of nominal stress and nominal strain reaches its maximum. This is not always easy to see because the curve is often flat. Once the strain is applied, the neck area becomes the exclusive location of yielding. This area eventually fractures. Some people even refer to a heavy kiss or petting of the neck as necking. However, this is not the case. This process is related to a physical act, but the definitions and causes of necking are the same.

While this process does not cause choking or asthma attacks, it can still cause serious injury. If performed improperly, necking can even lead to the death of the victim. While the effects of this technique are generally minimal, it’s important to remember that the dangers of this type of stress are still present in all types of materials. There’s no way to predict how a necked metal might behave in the future.