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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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Thanks to this highly evolved technology, it is possible to process not only stretch polyamide yarns, but also all those elasticized yarns whose main prerogative is to maintain a high degree of residual elasticity after dyeing, such as Corespun yarns, covered elastomeric yarns, elasticized viscose, nylon PBT, polyester T400 and other similar yarns.
Elasticized cord works well because it has a bit of give.
It's a 7-inch wide by 96-inch long piece of heavy-duty elasticized lace--sporting two pockets measuring 4.5 inches and 3.5 inches wide.
The encasements have elasticized sides and can adjust automatically to fit mattresses from 15" to 20" deep.
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Abdominal binders, elasticized wraps that are applied around the lower part of the torso to support the abdomen, may endanger women's lives, say experts.
Providing maximum comfort throughout recovery, the Dale Post-Surgical Bra was developed to replace elasticized bandages, tee-shirts, and traditional sports bias.
The ready-to-wear items are applied with either a clip or a elasticized headband and can be put on in seconds.
Inside, you'll find four elasticized nylon pockets and five mesh pockets that make it simple to retrieve the particular component you require at the time.
In response, the company developed a one-piece, semifitted slipcover that has a self-enclosing elasticized pocket to fit the seat cushions.
Featuring elasticized binding, a feathered box, a medium vamp and a wide platform, this shoe is ideal for dancers with tapered toes and a medium to wide forefoot.
Fadis has presented two machine models (eco-sustainable machines) with leading innovations for the processing of elasticized yarns and covering of elastomer yarns.
The elasticized wrists help prevent sleeves from riding up and there are no pockets attached to the labcoat to avoid contamination.