spring back

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Definition of spring back 

(Entry 1 of 2)


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Definition of springback (Entry 2 of 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

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from spring back, verb

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to reject or criticize sharply

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