coefficient of elasticity


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Synonyms for coefficient of elasticity

(physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body

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The reduction in the tariff rates over time affects the coefficient of elasticity for imports significantly.
Choosing a boring bar made of a material that has a higher coefficient of elasticity can also counteract deflection.
The capacity to resist deflection increases as the coefficient of elasticity increases.
The coefficient of elasticity relates to a point on the demand curve, and may vary in magnitude from point to point.
The coefficient of elasticity is then simply the ratio of the difference between the logarithms of the quantities to the difference between the logarithms of the prices.
where [delta] is the coefficient of elasticity of adjustment and its value is expected to lie between zero and unity.
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