bouncing putty


: any of various soft elastic silicone polymers that usually increase in elasticity with rate of application of force and that are used especially as centers of golf balls, as muscle exercisers in occupational therapy, and as shock-absorbent padding around instruments in high-speed aircraft and rockets

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“Bouncing putty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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