Elasticity [noun]

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Each set is machine-washable and made out of 100% cotton flannel, pre-shrunk, and brushed to add softness and elasticity.

States with higher elasticity scores are shifted slightly more in this process.

Judged from this point of view only, the elasticity provided by the new law is doubtless adequate.

Passing, now, to the other side of elasticity—i.e., contractility—can we say as much?

There are two forms of elasticity, one of quantity and the other of quality, both provided for in the act.

Thus the increase of temperature that augments the elasticity of a fluid confined, would expand it in the same degree.

One other natural law which affects the running of watches is this: Variations in temperature affect the elasticity of metals.

Now the balance spring of a watch is made from steel, and is carefully tempered in order to obtain its highest elasticity.

With dismay I realize the failing elasticity of my step, the gradual loss of mental vivacity.

Owing to the yielding of joints when a beam is first loaded a smaller modulus of elasticity should be taken than for a solid bar.