1. elastic capable of resuming shape after stretching or compression
  2. elasticity the tendency of a body to return to its original shape
  3. elastic potential energy potential energy that is stored when a body is deformed
  4. elastin a fibrous scleroprotein found in elastic tissues such as the walls of arteries
  5. elasmobranch any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates
  6. Elasmobranchii sharks; rays; dogfishes; skates
  7. elastance the reciprocal of capacitance
  8. elastance unit the reciprocal of capacitance
  9. elastase a pancreatic enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of elastin
  10. elastic band a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things together
  11. elastic bandage a bandage containing stretchable material that can apply local pressure
  12. elastic device any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched
  13. elastic energy potential energy that is stored when a body is deformed
  14. elasticised made with strands or inserts of elastic
  15. elasticity of shear the elasticity of a body that has been pulled out of shape by a shearing force
  16. elasticized made with strands or inserts of elastic
  17. elastic modulus (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body