HyperDic: resilience

English > 2 senses of the word resilience:
NOUNattributeresilience, resiliencythe physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit
eventresilience, resiliencyan occurrence of rebounding or springing back
resilience > pronunciation
Soundsrihzih'liyahns; rihzih'lyahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > resilience: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit.
Synonymresiliency
Broaderelasticity, snapThe tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
Spanishelasticidad, resiliencia
Catalanresiliència
Adjectivesresilientelastic
Verbsresilereturn to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed
English > resilience: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn occurrence of rebounding or springing back.
Synonymresiliency
Broaderrecoil, repercussion, rebound, backlashA movement back from an impact
Adjectivesresilientelastic
Verbsresilereturn to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed

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