Springy vs Rebounding - What's the difference?

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Springy is a related term of rebounding.


As an adjective springy

is that returns rapidly to its original form (as a spring does) after being bent, compressed, stretched, etc.

As a verb rebounding is

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As a noun rebounding is

the act of something that rebounds.

springy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • That returns rapidly to its original form (as a spring does) after being bent, compressed, stretched, etc.
  • The soft peat was springy under her feet.
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    Synonyms

    * bouncy * elastic * resilient

    Antonyms

    * unspringy

    Derived terms

    * springily * springiness * unspringy

    Anagrams

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    rebounding

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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.