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inelastic

[‚in·ə′las·tik]
(mechanics)
Not capable of sustaining a deformation without permanent change in size or shape.
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More recent advances contain not only linear elastic contact theories but also include inelastic behavior (4).
Beyond the "yield" point, a substantial portion of the inelastic strain is found to be "permanent," but the unloading is still highly nonlinear and reaches a more or less stable unloading profile.
Inelastic Tunneling Current-Driven Motions of Single Adsorbates
Its value has more than doubled over the past year to more than $US33 per pound, which can be attributed to positive sentiment, strong demand prospects and inelastic, unresponsive supply.
A team of researchers led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory used a high-resolution inelastic X-ray scattering technique to measure the strong bond involving a hydrogen atom sandwiched between two oxygen atoms.
This elasticity of demand, meaning the relationship between price and demand (a product type is considered elastic if demand drops when prices increase, and inelastic when demand isn't changed by price increases), will impact how much retailers are able to absorb the cost of VAT.
It was also found that these branded residences have an inelastic price and higher investment returns.
Their topics include quantum chromodynamics and deep inelastic scattering, the number of neutrinos and the Z line shape, asymmetries at the Z poles: the quark and lepton quantum numbers, theoretical aspects of the production of electroweak bosons at hadron colliders, rare decays probing physics beyond the standard theory, and the supersymmetry standard model.
The empirical finding reveals a cointegrating relationship among the variables and indicates an income elastic and price inelastic demand for oil in the long-run in the GCC countries.
Risks concerning state-owned entities are related to negative equity, negative working capital, large inelastic expenses, less than expected revenue etc.
We also considered the declining trend witnessed in exports during 2015 due to exogenous shocks, coupled with domestic factors, and inelastic import demand, he added.