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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

That property of matter by which something returns to a former shape after being changed.

Usage examples (39)
  • The function of a rubber band depends upon its property of elasticity.
  • The age-adjusted intergenerational wealth elasticity is 0.37.
  • This suggests price elasticity is inversely related to sales volume, for me.
  • The elasticity is surely affected by the velocity (pardon the pun) of gas price increases. for more
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