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noun as in stretchiness

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The pop comes from great body elasticity in the tendons and ligaments, as well as from full body tension and muscular coordination.

Unless fast food makes up a large portion of your meals every week, you don’t need to make radical changes in your diet to improve the elasticity of your skin.

Curry just spent a whole season showing his prime has elasticity, but here comes a challenger who might address him as “Sir” before talking trash.

Chemicals, particularly phthalates — components that create the elasticity found in many toys, detergents, cosmetics and food packaging — are contributing to our progenitive woes.

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Still, the smooth outer is durable without sacrificing any elasticity.

(1.2.35–38) This wistfully fluid elasticity of self is a great challenge for an actor.

That extreme elasticity made for some awkward moments in Tampa.

But unlike hard tape, its site says, Kinesio is designed to mimic a “texture and elasticity very close to living human tissue.”

Over the next six months, I am told, I can look forward to overall improvement in volume, skin tone, and elasticity.

Each week, Harvard professors team up with chefs like Dufresne to teach such science principles as elasticity through food.

Judged from this point of view only, the elasticity provided by the new law is doubtless adequate.

Passing, now, to the other side of elasticity—i.e., contractility—can we say as much?

There are two forms of elasticity, one of quantity and the other of quality, both provided for in the act.

Thus the increase of temperature that augments the elasticity of a fluid confined, would expand it in the same degree.

One other natural law which affects the running of watches is this: Variations in temperature affect the elasticity of metals.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to elasticity, such as: adaptability, flexibility, resilience, fluidity, give, and malleability.

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