Elastic

Having an elasticity greater than one. For a price elasticity of demand, this means that expenditure rises as price falls. For an income elasticity it means that expenditure share rises with income, a superior good. Contrasts with inelastic and unit elastic. Elastic demand for either exports or imports is sufficient to satisfy the Marshall-Lerner c...
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Elastic

Responsive.
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elastic

[adj] - able to adjust readily to different conditions 2. [adj] - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression 3. [n] - an elastic fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material
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Elastic

Any substance that will return to its original shape and size after it has been stretched or squashed.
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Elastic

Related to tenacity. A bent portion will spring back when pressure is released. Mica flakes are flexible and very elastic whereas talc is is flexible but inelastic.
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Elastic

E·las'tic adjective [ Formed from Greek ... to drive; probably akin to Latin alacer lively, brisk, and English alacrity : confer French élastique .] 1. Springing back; having a power or inherent property of returning to the form from which a substance is bent, drawn, press...
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Elastic

E·las'tic noun An elastic woven fabric, as a belt, braces or suspenders, etc., made in part of India rubber. [ Colloq.]
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elastic

Susceptible of resisting and recovering from stretching, compression or distortion applied by a force. ... Origin: L. Elasticus ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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elastic

flexible adjective able to adjust readily to different conditions; `an adaptable person`; `a flexible personality`; `an elastic clause in a contract`
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elastic

adjective capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; `an elastic band`; `a youthful and elastic walk`
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elastic

noun a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material
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elastic

(e-las´tik) capable of resuming normal shape after distortion.
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Elastic

• (a.) Able to return quickly to a former state or condition, after being depressed or overtaxed; having power to recover easily from shocks and trials; as, elastic spirits; an elastic constitution. • (a.) Springing back; having a power or inherent property of returning to the form from which a substance is bent, drawn, pressed, or twiste...
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elastic

(L. elasticus) susceptible of resisting and recovering from stretching, compression or distortion applied by a force.
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elastic

elastic 1. Tending to resume its initial shape after being stretched or bent. 2. A rubber band used in dental appliances. 3. Easily resuming original shape after being stretched or expanded; flexible; springy; rebounding. 4. In physics, returning to or capable of returning to an initial form or state after deformation. 5. Quick to recover, as f...
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Elastic

Having an elasticity greater than one. For a price elasticity of demand, this means that expenditure rises as price falls. For an income elasticity it means that expenditure share rises with income, a superior good. Contrasts with inelastic and unit elastic. Elastic demand for either exports or imports is sufficient to satisfy the Marshall-Lerner ....
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Elastic

Elastic is a fabric made from interwoven threads of India rubber. By 1830
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elastic

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē-las′tik Definitions: 1. Having the property of returning to the original shape after being stretched, compressed, bent, or otherwise distorted. 2. A rubber or plastic band used in orthodontics as either a primary or adjunctive source of force to move teeth. The term is generally modified by an adjective to des...
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Elastic

Ability of material to expand and contract
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Elastic

A stretchy yarn or fabric.
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elastic

Non-permanent structural deformation during which the amount of deformation (strain) is proportional to the stress.
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