coefficient of elasticity


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coefficient of elasticity

[¦kō·ə′fish·ənt əv i‚las′tis·əd·ē]
(mechanics)

modulus of elasticity

In an elastic material which has been subject to strain below its elastic limit, the ratio of the unit stress to the corresponding unit strain.
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The coefficient of elasticity of the probability of poverty alleviation is 0.
0 represents the inhomogeneous material whose linear coefficient of elasticity [alpha](X) changes linearly with a maximum deviation from the basic value [[alpha].
The coefficient of elasticity depends on the level of tax rates, the progressivity of the rate structure, and the responsiveness of the tax base to changes in income.
That is because they have both a high coefficient of elasticity (to prevent seal face distortion) and a low thermal expansion value (to minimize heat deflection).

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