inelastic

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adjective in·elas·tic \ˌi-nə-ˈla-stik\

Definition of inelastic

  1. :  not elastic: such asa :  slow to react or respond to changing conditionsb :  inflexible, unyielding

inelasticity

play \ˌi-ni-ˌla-ˈsti-s(ə-)tē, (ˌ)i-ˌnē-ˌla-\ noun

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First Known Use of inelastic

1748


INELASTIC Defined for Kids

inelastic

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adjective in·elas·tic \ˌin-ə-ˈlas-tik\

Definition of inelastic for Students

  1. :  not elastic


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inelastic

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adjective in·elas·tic \ˌin-i-ˈlas-tik\

Medical Definition of inelastic

  1. :  not elastic

inelasticity

\-i-ˌlas-ˈtis-ət-ē, -ˌē-ˌlas-, -ˈtis-tē\play noun plural

inelasticities

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