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What is "Elastic" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 23-Mar-2024 (3 months, 22 days ago)
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Elastic
Easily stretched rubber usually prepared in cords, strings or bands. An elastic fiber is usually made of yarns containing rubber.

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