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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section II. Inorganic Matter
1. Solid Matter
 
325. Elasticity.
 
  
NOUN:ELASTICITY, springiness, spring, resilience or resiliency, renitency, buoyancy, tensibility, tensibleness, tensility, extensibility; recoil, rebound, reflex.
  [COMPARISONS] India rubber or india-rubber, caoutchouc, gum elastic, whalebone, baleen; turf, moss; balloon, battledore.
  
VERB:BE ELASTIC &c. adj.; spring back (recoil) [See Recoil].
  
ADJECTIVE:ELASTIC, tensile, tensible, springy, resilient, renitent, ductile, extensible, buoyant.

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