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elastic  /lstk/  adj. 1 capable of being stretched, (syns.) flexible, pliant: These rubber gloves are elastic and will fit any size hand. 2 elastic price: demand varies up or down with price: A market with elastic prices appears if the demand for goods goes down when the price is raised and vice versa.
n. [C;U] a flexible fabric that can be stretched, or s.t. made of this fabric: These pants have an elastic sewn into the waistband. -n. [U] elasticity /lststi, ils/. elastic

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