"elastic" in the noun sense
1. rubber band, elastic band, elastic
a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together
a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material
"elastic" in the adjective sense
capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression springy
"an elastic band"
"a youthful and elastic walk"
2. elastic, flexible, pliable, pliant
able to adjust readily to different conditions
"an adaptable person"
"a flexible personality"
"an elastic clause in a contract"
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