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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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3 shows the volume of the elastically deformed material of the two plates loaded with an initial preload, corresponding to the photoelastic experiment for the fringe order N = 1.
According the second assumption a min pipe of circular cross-section was used and it was elastically deformed (approaching the shape of Fig.
He found that torque tests can't distinguish actual crosslinks from elastically active, trapped entanglements, which also affect properties, and entanglements of dangling chains, which contribute little to material al properties.
In general, the films as well as the substrate in modern materials are elastically anisotropic.
Exaggerating the form of Jogging Elastically, jog forward while forcefully pushing off by flexing the calf muscle and extending the ankle joint.
Carlo Nash saved elastically from David Smith's piledriver and then happily saw Jack Lester's glancing header bounce on his bar.
c], weight-fractions of soluble, pendant and effective material in the gel (wfs, wfp, and wfe, respectively) and other network parameters related to elastic modulus (concentration of elastically active junctions and strands, and number average weight of elastically active network strands).
On the other hand, ductile iron elongates elastically, then plastically, and necks down before finally rupturing.
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