elasticity

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noun elas·tic·i·ty \i-ˌla-ˈsti-sə-tē, ˌē-ˌla-, -ˈti-stē\

Definition of elasticity

plural

elasticities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being elastic: such asa :  the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation :  springinessb :  resilience 2c :  the quality of being adaptable

  2. 2 :  the responsiveness of a dependent economic variable to changes in influencing factors elasticity of demand price elasticity

1664

First Known Use of elasticity

1664


ELASTICITY Defined for Kids

elasticity

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noun elas·tic·i·ty \i-ˌla-ˈsti-sə-tē\

Definition of elasticity for Students

  1. :  the quality or state of being easily stretched


Medical Dictionary

elasticity

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noun elas·tic·i·ty \i-ˌlas-ˈtis-ət-ē, ˌē-ˌlas-, -ˈtis-tē\

Medical Definition of elasticity

plural

elasticities

  1. :  the quality or state of being elastic



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