[ US /ɪˈɫæstɪk/ ]
[ UK /ɪlˈɑːstɪk/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy
    an elastic band
    a youthful and elastic walk
  2. able to adjust readily to different conditions
    a flexible personality
    an adaptable person
    an elastic clause in a contract
NOUN
  1. a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together
  2. a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Start Error-Free Writing Linguix pencil

How To Use elastic In A Sentence

  • The illness means sufferers' pulmonary arteries have thicker and less elastic walls. The Sun
  • Shakedown analysis is a method which can be used to research the elastoplastic behavior of a structure under variable repeated loads that exceed the structure′s elastic limit load.
  • We need not worry about the disappearance of this space because its elasticity prevents true rupture or breakage.
  • The petticoat is very easy to make, too ... just cut the fabric to the right length (front & back piece), stitch sides, add lace at the bottom, sew a casing at the top for elastic & then add elastic & stitch opening closed! Year Around Feminine Fashions
  • The skin of D. holocanthus is highly elastic because of microfolds in the epidermis and collagen fibers of the dermis.
  • That's when the elastic rope comes in. Times, Sunday Times
  • In this paper, the general solution for plane problem of elastic mechanics in polar coordinate system is deduced by separate variable method.
  • Tights are close fitting with elastic waist band.
  • The elasticity of substitution measures how the relative use of an input changes when its relative price changes. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice
  • Damp casein is very like damp cheese and its elastic behaviour is anything but Hookean.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy