nonrigid

adjective
non·​rig·​id | \ ˌnän-ˈri-jəd How to pronounce nonrigid (audio) \

Definition of nonrigid

: not rigid : such as
a : flexible a sheet of nonrigid plastic
b : not having the outer shape maintained by a fixed framework : maintaining form by pressure of contained gas A blimp is a nonrigid airship.

First Known Use of nonrigid

1874, in the meaning defined above

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