elastoplastic

noun
elas·​to·​plas·​tic | \ ə̇ˈlastəˌplastik, ēˈl- \

Definition of elastoplastic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a substance having both elastic and plastic properties : a rubberlike plastic

elastoplastic

adjective
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Definition of elastoplastic (Entry 2 of 2)

: relating to the state of stress between the elastic limit of a material and its breaking strength in which the material exhibits both elastic and plastic properties

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Other Words from elastoplastic

Adjective

elastoplasticity \ ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˌplaˈstisətē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for elastoplastic

Noun

elast- + plastic (noun)

Adjective

elast- + plastic (adjective)

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“Elastoplastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elastoplastic. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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