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elasticity (n.)

"the property of being elastic," 1660s, from French élasticité, or else from elastic + -ity.

updated on September 15, 2020

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Definitions of elasticity from WordNet

elasticity (n.)
the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed;
Synonyms: snap
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