elastic

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elastic is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
elastic

Comparative
more elastic

Superlative
most elastic

Elastic bands
  1. Something is elastic if it can stretch or bend and go back to the way it was.
    She held the papers together by putting an elastic (rubber) band around them.
    A metal spring is elastic: it gives back the energy that was put into it when it was pushed.