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From the point of view of cover, the gold certificate is completely inelastic.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
It was inelastic, incompetent to adapt itself to changing circumstances.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Catching sight of his Captain on the platform, the Doctor bent his steps thither, and they were slow and inelastic.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
At the same moment we heard the fall 220 of something heavy and inelastic in the upper story.
It is not permitted to discriminate; it can neither relax nor repress; it is absolutely inelastic.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The assessment becomes inelastic and approximates to a fixed sum.
Some voices are expressive and carry emotion easily, while others are hard and inelastic.
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic.
Or there may be an inelastic collision, when the photon hits an atom and knocks out an electron—the old photoelectric effect.
THE MERCENARIESHENRY BEAM PIPER
He paced the floor, his mind in its chaotic desperation, numb and inelastic.
KENNYLEONA DALRYMPLE

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