spring back

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noun (1)


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noun (2)

: the capacity or tendency of a bent or shaped elastic material (such as a metal) to revert to its original form
the forming of magnesium … must be done at high temperatures to eliminate springbackScientific American

Word History


Noun (1)

spring entry 2

Noun (2)

from spring back, verb

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“Spring back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20back. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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