Elasticity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Elasticity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ elasticity
elasticity
springiness
spring
resilience
renitency
buoyancy
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ rubber
rubber
India
=>(n)
rubber
latex
caoutchouc
whalebone
gum elastic
baleen
natural rubber
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ neoprene
neoprene
synthetic rubber
Buna-S
plastic
PARAG:Elasticity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stretch
stretch
flex
extend
distend
be elastic
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bounce
bounce
spring back
&c.(recoil) 277
PARAG:Elasticity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ elastic
elastic
flexible
tensile
spring
resilient
renitent
buoyant

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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