another name for modulus of elasticity
- Elastic rebound
noun 1. (geology) a theory of earthquakes that envisages gradual deformation of the fault zone without fault slippage until friction is overcome, when the fault suddenly slips to produce the earthquake
noun, Physics. 1. the scattering of particles due to an elastic collision.
- Elastic skin
elastic skin n. See Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
- Elastic strain
elastic strain A form of strain in which the distorted body returns to its original shape and size when the deforming force is removed. See more at strain.