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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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elastic wave velocity tomography for the evaluations, and the techniques have been applied for investigations of existing aged structures [2].
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The NH2 53 is an electronically controlled loom for the weaving of elastic and non-elastic narrow fabrics.
The elastic displacements within joints have great impact on robots accuracy, approximately 70% of total positioning error is given by elastic displacements of joints.
Key statement: The present invention is directed to improved elastic materials.
Use of the Air-Stirrup brace in combination with an elastic wrap promotes a more rapid return to function following first-time grade I and II ankle sprains than either treatment alone or other modes of treatment, reported Bruce D.