Meaning of elasticity
Pronunciation: (i-la-stis'i-tē, ē"la-stis'-), [key]
- the state or quality of being elastic.
- flexibility; resilience; adaptability: a statement with a great elasticity of meaning.
- buoyancy; ability to resist or overcome depression.
- the property of a substance that enables it to change its length, volume, or shape in direct response to a force effecting such a change and to recover its original form upon the removal of the force.
- elasticity (Thesaurus)