Definitions for elasticɪˈlæs tɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
capable of returning to its original length or shape after being stretched.
spontaneously expansive, as gases.
bouncy or springy:
an elastic step.
(n.)fabric or material made elastic, as with strips of rubber.
something made from this material, as a garter.
Ref: rubber band.
Origin of elastic:
1645–55; < NL elasticus expanding spontaneously < Gk elast(ós) (late var. of elatós ductile, beaten (of metal)
rubber band, elastic band, elastic(noun)
a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together
a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material
capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy
"an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"
elastic, flexible, pliable, pliant(adj)
able to adjust readily to different conditions
"an adaptable person"; "a flexible personality"; "an elastic clause in a contract"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
able to stretch
a material that is designed to be elastic
a stretchy type of rubber
elastic in the waist
An elastic material used in clothing, particularly in waistbands and cuffs.
Running shorts use elastic to eliminate the need for a belt.
An elastic band.
Capable of stretching; particularly, capable of stretching so as to return to an original shape or size when force is released.
The rope is somewhat elastic, so expect it to give when you pull on it.
Made of elastic.
Of clothing, elasticated.
Sensitive to changes in price.
Demand for entertainment is more elastic than demand for energy.
Origin: From elasticus, from as if * for , equiv. to , from .
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
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
an elastic woven fabric, as a belt, braces or suspenders, etc., made in part of India rubber
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Anagrams of elastic
Castile, laciest, latices, salicet
Translations for elastic
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of a material or substance) able to return to its original shape or size after being pulled or pressed out of shape
an elastic bandage; Rubber is an elastic substance.
- مَرِن، مُتَمَغِّطArabic
- elásticoPortuguese (BR)
- کشسان؛ ارتجاعیFarsi
- ruganyos, rugalmasHungarian
- 탄력이 있는Korean
- elastinis, elastingasLithuanian
- elastisk, tøyelig, spenstigNorwegian
- کشسان؛ ارتجاعیPersian
- ارتجاعى، فنر ډوله، دشرايطو سره سم دبد لېدو وړ، دغبر ګېدو او لړ كېدووړPashto
- esnek, elastikîTurkish
- 彈性的Chinese (Trad.)
- لچک دارUrdu
- đàn hồiVietnamese
- 弹性的Chinese (Simp.)
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