elasticity


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Synonyms for elasticity

Synonyms for elasticity

Synonyms for elasticity

the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed

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During my youthful days discontent never visited my mind, and if I was ever overcome by ennui, the sight of what is beautiful in nature or the study of what is excellent and sublime in the productions of man could always interest my heart and communicate elasticity to my spirits.
His countenance lighted with stern pleasure, as he tried the elasticity of the bow, and poised the well-balanced spear.
All men who have made diseases of the mind their study, know perfectly well that such extreme depression and despair as will change the whole character, and beat down all its powers of elasticity and self-resistance, may be at work within a man, and yet stop short of self-destruction.
He had been so dependent upon her for companionship and love; she had come to be so much a part and parcel of his existence; they had had so many cares and thoughts in common, which no one else had shared; that losing her was beginning life anew, and being required to summon up the hope and elasticity of youth, amid the doubts, distrusts, and weakened energies of age.
Sparsit, 'there was wont to be an elasticity in you which I sadly miss.
He had not power of recoil enough, not elasticity enough, to be a long time in such a place, and yet preserve his self-respect and feel conscious that he was a gentleman.
Pickwick was jerked forward for several yards, with a degree of speed and elasticity highly inconsistent with the general gravity of his demeanour; at another moment there was a request to 'keep back' from the front, and then the butt-end of a musket was either dropped upon Mr.
Having rallied, with the elasticity of childhood, from the shock caused by her mother's death, she soon became a pet with the women, and reconciled herself to this new life in her moving canvas-covered home.
Opera announced today the availability of two important new Network Function Virtualization (NFV) features: containers and cloud elasticity.
Various forms of the arc elasticity and, implicitly, the growth rate formulas on which they are based, are seen in studies by Daellenbach et al.
There was no difference in large and small artery elasticity between healthy sedentary and recreationally active women.
Specifically, the elasticity of net revenue with respect to temperature is -1.
Additionally, the study showed significant improvement in skin elasticity.
That is, the elasticity of substitution between consumption and leisure, from period to period, is constant (Ashenfelter and Layard 1986: ch.
Natural supplement Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, was found to improve skin hydration and elasticity in women in a clinical trial published in Skin Pharmacology and Physiology in January 2012.