Elongation vs Recovery - What's the difference?

elongation | recovery |


As nouns the difference between elongation and recovery

is that elongation is elongation while recovery is the act or process of regaining or repossession of something lost.

elongation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of lengthening, or the state of being lengthened; protraction; extension.
  • That which lengthens out; continuation.
  • The ratio of the extension of a material to the length of the material prior to stretching.
  • Removal to a distance; withdrawal; a being at a distance; distance.
  • The angular distance of a planet from the sun; as, the elongation of Venus or Mercury.
  • recovery

    Alternative forms

    * recovre (obsolete)

    Noun

    (recoveries)
  • The act or process of regaining or repossession of something lost.
  • A return to normal health.
  • A return to former status.
  • Renewed growth after a slump (economy).
  • Derived terms

    * recovery CD * recovery position