HyperDic: inelasticity

English > 1 sense of the word inelasticity:
NOUNattributeinelasticitythe lack of elasticity
English > inelasticity: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe lack of elasticity.
NarrowerdeadnessThe physical property of something that has lost its elasticity
rigidity, rigidnessThe physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
stiffnessThe physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Oppositeelasticity, snapThe tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
Adjectivesinelasticnot elastic

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