Adjective : an elastic waistband; elastic fiber. ,elastic rules and regulations. ,He walks with an elastic step. ,an elastic temperament. From Dictionary.com.
The exact position of the bucket is indicated or shown on a weighted or gauged scale by a clean thread and a nonelastic string guided through a pulley and suspended by a weight at the string end. From Wordnik.com. [9.1 Manual winch] Reference
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