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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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The finding of a tumor with fibrous stroma and hemosiderin deposition beyond the elastic lamina might indicate that the tumor has perforated and healed by fibrosis.
In researching dynamic interactions of soil and a structural foundation, considering the underlying soil as a homogeneous elastic or saturated medium is not sufficiently accurate.
The proponents of ELASTIC (4,21,24) suggest that the elastic device is a suitable alternative to the use of conventional resistance training equipment for development of muscle strength, if a similar external force is provided by the ELASTIC.
The pressure exerted by the needle imparts elastic strain, which increases toward the sheet's centre.
Crochet knitting machine with weft insertion - Raschelina RD3.8 8/630 - for elastic and non-elastic products
The elastic displacements within joints have great impact on robots accuracy, approximately 70% of total positioning error is given by elastic displacements of joints.
The real issue is that buying cheap and nasty elastic bands is more expensive for the taxpayer.
The patients with grade II ankle sprains who received the combined Air-Stirrup/elastic wrap required 10.1 days to return to normal walking and 11.72 days for normal stair climbing, compared with 11.67 and 13.38 days for the elastic wrap alone and 13.38 and 16.38 days for the Air-Stirrup ankle brace alone.
The 64 with grade I injuries received either an elastic wrap (Ace), an Air-Stirrup ankle brace, or the wrap combined with the brace.
Another area of potential for OBCs is elastic films, where Affinity metallocene ULDPE elastomers already fill a niche in applications that require up to 100% stretch.
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The transaction was completed in Elastic's fiscal second quarter of 2020 and is not expected to have a significant impact on Elastic's operating results.