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adjective as in inelastic


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A physical line is flexible and inextensible, and cannot be cut—so that no lap of it can be drawn through another.

To one of its prongs is attached a flexible inextensible cord, bd.

The case of inextensible strings or chains is, however, so simple that it is generally included in expositions of pure statics.

While ligaments are pliable and flexible, permitting free movement, they are also wonderfully strong and inextensible.

Since the walls of the cell are inextensible, the quantity of water in the cell cannot increase.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inextensible, such as: inductile, inflexible, rigid, stable, stiff, and unadaptable.

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