[ih-las-muh-brangk, ih-laz-] /ɪˈlæs məˌbræŋk, ɪˈlæz-/
belonging or pertaining to the Elasmobranchii, the subclass of cartilaginous fishes comprising the sharks and rays.
an elasmobranch fish.
any cartilaginous fish of the subclass Elasmobranchii (or Selachii), which includes the sharks, rays, dogfish, and skates
of, relating to, or belonging to the Elasmobranchii
Any of numerous cartilaginous fishes of the subclass Elasmobranchii, having five to seven gill slits on each side, dermal denticles for scales, and a small respiratory opening (spiracle) behind each eye. The pectoral fins of elasmobranchs are often greatly enlarged. Elasmobranchs include the sharks, rays, and skates.
/ɪˈlæzməˌsɔː/ noun 1. a very long-necked extinct marine reptile: a type of plesiosaur
n. giant sea reptile from the Mezozoic, 1879, from Modern Latin (coined 1868 by E.D. Cope), from Greek elasmos “metal plate” (from elan “to strike;” see elastic) + -saurus.
[ih-las-tuh ns] /ɪˈlæs təns/ noun, Electricity. 1. the reciprocal of capacitance. /ɪˈlæstəns/ noun 1. (physics) the reciprocal of capacitance. It is measured in reciprocal farads (darafs) elastance e·las·tance (ĭ-lās’təns) n. A measure of the tendency of a hollow organ to recoil toward its original dimensions upon removal of a distending or compressing force. It is […]
/ɪˈlæsteɪn/ noun 1. a synthetic fibre characterized by its ability to revert to its original shape after being stretched