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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.
Right fit features include belly Velcro closures, an elasticized hood and a leash and collar opening.
It's a 7-inch wide by 96-inch long piece of heavy-duty elasticized lace--sporting two pockets measuring 4.
The elasticized wrists help prevent sleeves from riding up and there are no pockets attached to the labcoat to avoid contamination.
The encasements have elasticized sides and can adjust automatically to fit mattresses from 15" to 20" deep.
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.
Outfitted with blazing-red Lucille Ball hair, a pretty, elasticized face and a sweet, unimposing voice, Carmello has the requisite comic reflexes for this part, if not quite the innate zaniness that would elevate Ella's machinations to screwball levels.
In response, the company developed a one-piece, semifitted slipcover that has a self-enclosing elasticized pocket to fit the seat cushions.
Whether practicing yoga, walking the dog, or relaxing, Ritmo's state-of-the-art fabric belt is lightweight, elasticized, supportive, washable and irritation-free.
This leather slipper features flattened elongated pleats, breathable jersey lining and an elasticized center seam that hugs the arch.