noun elas·tic·i·ty \i-ˌlas-ˈti-sə-tē, ˌē-ˌlas-, -ˈtis-tē\
plural elas·tic·i·ties

Definition of ELASTICITY

:  the quality or state of being elastic: as
a :  the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation :  springiness
b :  resilience 2
c :  the quality of being adaptable
:  the responsiveness of a dependent economic variable to changes in influencing factors <elasticity of demand> <price elasticity>

First Known Use of ELASTICITY



noun elas·tic·i·ty \i-ˌlas-ˈtis-ət-ē, ˌē-ˌlas-, -ˈtis-tē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural elas·tic·i·ties

Medical Definition of ELASTICITY

:  the quality or state of being elastic


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