Viscoelasticity vs. Elasticity

Viscoelasticity vs. Elasticity — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Viscoelasticity and Elasticity

Viscoelasticitynoun

(physics) The property of a material that is both viscous and elastic.

Elasticitynoun

The condition or property of being elastic; flexibility.

Viscoelasticitynoun

(physics) The branch of rheology that studies such materials.

Elasticitynoun

The property of returning to an initial form or state following deformation.

Elasticitynoun

The degree to which this property is exhibited.

Elasticitynoun

A measure of how changes in price affect supply or demand for a given good, equal to the percentage of change in supply or demand divided by the percentage of the price change.

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Elasticitynoun

(physics) The property by virtue of which a material deformed under load can regain its original dimensions when unloaded

Elasticitynoun

(economics) The sensitivity of changes in a quantity with respect to changes in another quantity.

If the sales of an item drop by 5% when the price increases by 10%, its price elasticity is -0.5.

Elasticitynoun

The quality of being elastic.

Elasticitynoun

Adaptability.

Her elasticity allowed her to recover quickly.

Elasticitynoun

the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed;

the waistband had lost its snap