A whisker is a thin strand of metal that grows out of the original shape of the metal. A whisker can form only on some metals and metal alloys. It is thought that whiskers are created by residual stresses in the metal; however, the exact mechanism that causes whisker formation is not well understood.A whisker may also be known as a metal whisker.
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