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1. elastic

adjective. ['ɪˈlæstɪk'] capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy.

Synonyms

  • moldable
  • whippy
  • elasticized
  • elasticised
  • springlike
  • rubberlike
  • lively
  • stretchy
  • expandible
  • expansible
  • live
  • expandable
  • springy
  • flexile
  • fictile
  • expansile
  • bouncy
  • stretchable
  • chewy
  • plastic
  • flexible
  • stretch
  • viscoelastic
  • resilient

Antonyms

  • inflexible
  • tender
  • unalert
  • unanimated

Etymology

  • elasticus (Latin)

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2. elastic

adjective. ['ɪˈlæstɪk'] able to adjust readily to different conditions.

Synonyms

  • flexible
  • pliant
  • pliable

Antonyms

  • dull
  • lethargic
  • tired
  • spiritless

Etymology

  • elasticus (Latin)

3. elastic

noun. ['ɪˈlæstɪk'] a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • unexpansive
  • dead
  • inanimate
  • recorded

Etymology

  • elasticus (Latin)

4. modulus

noun. (physics) a coefficient that expresses how much of a specified property is possessed by a specified substance.

Synonyms

  • coefficient
  • modulus of elasticity
  • elastic modulus

5. modulus

noun. an integer that can be divided without remainder into the difference between two other integers.

Synonyms

  • whole number

6. modulus

noun. the absolute value of a complex number.

Synonyms

  • numerical value

7. elastic

noun. ['ɪˈlæstɪk'] a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together.

Synonyms

  • elastic device
  • band
  • elastic band

Antonyms

  • extinct
  • uncharged
  • noncurrent
  • unloaded

Etymology

  • elasticus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word elastic-modulus


1. Noun Phrase
In some cases, they employ the elastic modulus under the assumption that after a deforming force is removed, the beam returns to its original shape.

2. Noun Phrase
Each material has two properties that determine how rapidly it transmits sound: its density and its rigidity or elastic modulus.

3. Noun Phrase
The "rigidity" of air or its elastic modulus does not change with humidity.

4. Noun Phrase
It was also found to have a yield strength of 423 MPa, an ultimate strength of 470 MPa and an elastic modulus of 225 GPa.

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