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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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Words that Rhyme with Elastic Tissue

  • reissue

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. 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)

5. tissue

noun. ['ˈtɪsˌjuː, ˈtɪʃuː'] part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function.

Synonyms

  • organism
  • band
  • being
  • animal tissue
  • isthmus

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwist
  • untwine
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • tissu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. tissue

noun. ['ˈtɪsˌjuː, ˈtɪʃuː'] a soft thin (usually translucent) paper.

Synonyms

  • paper
  • toilet tissue
  • toilet paper
  • tissue paper
  • rolling paper
  • bathroom tissue
  • Kleenex
  • cigarette paper

Antonyms

  • unweave
  • outgo
  • gross
  • proximate

Etymology

  • tissu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. tissue

verb. ['ˈtɪsˌjuː, ˈtɪʃuː'] create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton.

Synonyms

  • brocade
  • plait
  • net
  • braid
  • loom
  • create from raw material
  • web
  • create from raw stuff
  • twill
  • weave

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • uncover
  • eukaryote
  • prokaryote

Etymology

  • tissu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word elastic-tissue


1. Noun Phrase
Ultraviolet rays and aging cause elastic tissue in the skin to break down, according to a study reported in the "Journal of Drugs in Dermatology".

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