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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Able to spring back into shape or position after being stretched or squeezed; springy.

Usage examples (41)
  • Our science teacher used a bungee cord to demonstrate the properties of an elastic substance.
  • An elastic band
  • Light streamed among them, reaching outward in elastic fields of energy.
  • Her best satin pair was sprouting tiny ropes of elastic from the waistband. for more
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