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elastic
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 3
1. Springing back; having a power or inherent property of returning to the form from which a substance is bent, drawn, pressed, or twisted; springy; having the power of rebounding; as, a bow is elastic; the air is elastic; India rubber is elastic.
2. 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.
Part of Speech: noun
1. An elastic woven fabric, as a belt, braces or suspenders, etc., made in part of India rubber.
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