Elastic vs Rebounding - What's the difference?
Elastic is a synonym of rebounding.
As nouns the difference between elastic and rebounding
is that elastic
is (uncountable) an elastic material used in clothing, particularly in waistbands and cuffs while rebounding
is the act of something that rebounds.
As an adjective elastic
is capable of stretching; particularly, capable of stretching so as to return to an original shape or size when force is released.
As a verb rebounding is
* elastick (obsolete)
Capable of stretching; particularly, capable of stretching so as to return to an original shape or size when force is released.
Made of elastic.
- The rope is somewhat elastic , so expect it to give when you pull on it.
Of clothing, elasticated.
(economics) Sensitive to changes in price.
- elastic band
springy; bouncy; vivacious
* 1900 , , The House Behind the Cedars , Chapter I,
- Demand for entertainment is more elastic than demand for energy.
Able to return quickly to a former state or condition, after being depressed or overtaxed; having power to recover easily from shocks and trials.
- He could see that she was tastefully, though not richly, dressed, and that she walked with an elastic step that revealed a light heart and the vigor of perfect health. Her face, of course, he could not analyze, since he had caught only the one brief but convincing glimpse of it.
- elastic''' spirits; an '''elastic constitution
(uncountable) An elastic material used in clothing, particularly in waistbands and cuffs.
(countable) An elastic band.
- Running shorts use elastic to eliminate the need for a belt.
The act of something that rebounds.
* 1996 , R. W. Sharples, Stoics, Epicureans and Sceptics (page 138)
- It seems hard to suppose that the collisions and reboundings of the atoms cancel out the downward movement of everything entirely.