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English definition of “elastic”

elastic

adjective     /ɪˈlæs.tɪk/
describes material that is able to stretch and be returned to its original shape or size: A lot of sportswear is made of very elastic material.Flexible, loose and yielding able or likely to be changed: The project has only just started so any plans are still very elastic. In this country, time is an elastic concept.ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
(Definition of elastic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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