coefficient of elasticity
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coefficient of elasticity[¦kō·ə′fish·ənt əv i‚las′tis·əd·ē]
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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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