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Main Entry: 1elas·tic
Pronunciation: i-primarystresslas-tik
Function: adjective
1 a : capable of returning to original shape or size after being stretched, pressed, or squeezed together <sponges are elastic> b : capable of indefinite expansion <gases are elastic substances>
2 : able to recover quickly especially from sadness or disappointment <youthful, elastic spirit>
3 : capable of being changed : FLEXIBLE <an elastic plan>
- elas·tic·i·ty /i-secondarystresslas-primarystresstis-schwat-emacron, secondarystressemacron-secondarystresslas-/ noun

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