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English → English (WordNet) Definition: coefficient of elasticity coefficient of elasticity n : (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body [syn: modulus of elasticity, elastic modulus ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Coefficient of elasticity Elasticity \E`las*tic"i*ty\ ([=e]`l[a^]s*t[i^]s"[i^]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. F. ['e]lasticit['e].] 1. The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or dimensions, after the removal of external pressure or altering force; springiness; resilience; tendency to rebound; as, the elasticity of caoutchouc; the elasticity of the air. [1913 Webster] 2. Power of resistance to, or recovery from, depression or overwork; -- usually referred to as resilience[3]. [1913 Webster] Coefficient of elasticity, the quotient of a stress (of a given kind), by the strain (of a given kind) which it produces; -- called also coefficient of resistance. Surface of elasticity (Geom.), the pedal surface of an ellipsoid (see Pedal); a surface used in explaining the phenomena of double refraction and their relation to the elastic force of the luminous ether in crystalline media. [1913 Webster]


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