elastic band


Definition of elastic band


  1. :  a thin, flexible loop that is made of rubber and used to hold things together :  rubber band

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  capable of recovering size and shape after deformation

    :  relating to or being a collision between particles in which the total kinetic energy of the particles remains unchanged

    :  capable of recovering quickly especially from depression or disappointment

  1. :  easily stretched rubber usually prepared in cords, strings, or bands

    :  rubber band

    :  an elastic fabric usually made of yarns containing rubber

  1. :  something that confines or constricts while allowing a degree of movement

    :  something that binds or restrains legally, morally, or spiritually

    :  a strip serving to join or hold things together: such as

  1. :  to affix a band to or tie up with a band

    :  to finish or decorate with a band

    :  to gather together :  unite

  1. :  a group of persons, animals, or things

    :  a group of musicians organized for ensemble playing

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