III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

II. INORGANIC MATTER

1. Solid Matter

Elasticity.

[Antonyms: inelasticity.]

[Nouns] elasticity, springiness, spring, resilience, renitency, buoyancy.

rubber, India(n) rubber, latex, caoutchouc, whalebone, gum elastic, baleen, natural rubber; neoprene, synthetic rubber, Buna-S, plastic, bungee cord.

[Verbs] stretch, flex, extend, distend, be elastic; bounce, spring back (recoil) [more].

[Adjectives] elastic, flexible, tensile, spring, resilient, renitent, buoyant.

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