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elastic British & World English

(Of an object or material) able to resume its normal shape spontaneously after being stretched or compressed

elastic English Thesaurus

the elastic waist fits most people

elastic fibre British & World English

A yellowish fibre composed chiefly of elastin and occurring in networks or sheets which give elasticity to tissues in the body

elastic limit British & World English

The maximum extent to which a solid may be stretched without permanent alteration of size or shape

elastic modulus British & World English

The ratio of the force exerted upon a substance or body to the resultant deformation

thermo-elastic British & World English

Relating to elasticity in connection with heat