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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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2012b), a reduction in elastic band grip width was related to an increased heart rate and local and overall perception of the exertion associated with the exercise being performed.
The body becomes the crux of a space that is delineated by the tension it projects: the men on the stools, still but unstable; the girl held in a precarious equilibrium at the edge of the platform, constrained by the taut elastic band, her arms rigid and immobile.
Options include an automatic label unit, which folds a label around each elastic band before bundling to ensure each pack has the correct information.
The overall path is constrained, however, almost as if the wanderer were connected to the central point by an elastic band.
Like knee-high hose, these also have an elastic band at the top.
WHAT YOU NEED: | A small clear container with a lid | | | Hammer and nail or scissors (to make a small hole) | Bendy straw | Small piece of thin material such as a kitchen cloth or tights | | | Elastic band | Plasticine WHAT TO DO: 1.
5 The mum who made police interrogate a 12-year-old for flicking an elastic band at her son.
As part of a worldwide diabetes awareness campaign, Millie has asked everyone at he r school to wear an elastic band around their wrist tomorrow and to "ping" it each time they eat or drink any foodstuffs containing carbohydrates.
To ensure your flag doesn't fly off, sew a few stitches as close as you can to the rod or an elastic band wrapped at the bottom or top of the flag.
During operation, the most relaxed elastic band is opposite the cam.
Everything has gone right with his preparation and he is wound up like an elastic band.