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elastic

1. (of a body or material) capable of returning to its original shape after compression, expansion, stretching, or other deformation
2. (of gases) capable of expanding spontaneously
3. Physics (of collisions) involving no overall change in translational kinetic energy
4. made of elastic
5. tape, cord, or fabric containing interwoven strands of flexible rubber or similar substance allowing it to stretch and return to its original shape
6. Chiefly US and Canadian something made of elastic, such as a rubber band or a garter

elastic

[i′las·tik]
(mechanics)
Capable of sustaining deformation without permanent loss of size or shape.

elastic

Descriptive of a material having the property of elasticity.
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Deamatic Limited, international distributor for Delta Machinery, is also taking note of an increased use of elasticized raw materials for achieving better fitting baby diapers and adult incontinence products.
Their style choices mimic those of their older brothers as they opt for practical, rugged pieces like cargo pants featuring Velcro(R) pocket closures, and elasticized back waistband and easy snap front.
Babymers Tool Bag Camouflage style ($98) offers 10 outside pockets, two insulated bottle pockets, six internal elasticized pockets, and measures 13" x 17.
The clothing is made for comfort (most skirts, pants and shorts come with elasticized waistbands).
Applications that can benefit from this capability include elasticized legs, leg cuffs and waistbands on disposable nonwovens such as infant diapers, training pants and adult incontinence products.
Weighing less than one ounce, the impact sensor can be worn directly on the head using a stylish elasticized headband.
60 Features: A fully elasticized canvas shoe with elastic binding instead of drawstring.
This slipper features breathable stretch lining, flattened elongated pleats and an elasticized center seam that hugs the arch.
The elasticized wrists help prevent sleeves from riding up and there are no pockets attached to the labcoat to avoid contamination.
Made from lightweight, elasticized fiber, Bib-Eze are disposable bib holders that remove the risk of cross-contamination from bib clips in the dental environment.
It can have a zipper, drawstring or elasticized waistband, but people usually wear it by putting one leg in and then, the next leg after.