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What is "Elasticity" - Definition & Explanation

The ability of a fiber or fabric to return to its original length, shape, or size immediately after the removal of stress.
The ability of a fiber or fabric to return to its original length, shape, or size immediately after the removal of stress/tension.
The extent of the ability of a stressed textile to recover its original size and shape immediately after removal of the stress.
The fiber or fabricís ability to attain its original form of size or shape after removal of applied stress.
Capacity of muscle fibers to stretch and resume their normal length.
The ability of a fabric to return to its original shape and size after being stretched.
The property of material to deform (usually to elongate) in proportion to the load applied and to recover its original shape when the load is release, i.e. the property of a material by virtue of which it tends to recover its original size and shape immediately after removal of the force causing deformation.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Rattan and other reed-like plants split into thin strips and woven for chair seats, backs and side panels; elastic and comfortable. Also used for decorative insets....
Refers to fibers that are typically manufactuered through an electrospinning process, which spins fibers in diameters ranging from 10nm (nanometers) to several hundred nanometers, but usually less...
A system of yarn formation, also known as wrap spinning, in which the feed stock (sliver or roving) is drafted, and the drafted twistless strand is wrapped with a yarn as it passes through a rotating...
pallium a white woolen band with pendants in front and back worn over the chasuble by a pope or archbishop as a symbol of full Episcopal authority; a rectangular cloth worn as a cloak by men of...
Obstructive airway disease in people who work with unprocessed cotton, flax, or hemp; caused by reaction to material in the dust and thought to include endotoxin from bacterial contamination....

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