Elasticity vs Stretchability - What's the difference?

elasticity | stretchability |


As nouns the difference between elasticity and stretchability

is that elasticity is (physics) the property by virtue of which a material deformed under the load can regain its original dimensions when unloaded while stretchability is (uncountable) the state of being stretchable.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

elasticity

English

Noun

  • (physics) The property by virtue of which a material deformed under the load can regain its original dimensions when unloaded
  • (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.
  • The quality of being elastic.
  • Adaptability.
  • Derived terms

    * inelasticity

    stretchability

    English

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The state of being stretchable
  • (countable) The extent to which something is stretchable