Elastic in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Elastic

Capable of stretching; particularly, capable of stretching so as to return to an original shape or size when force is released. | Made of elastic. | Of clothing, elasticated.

Short Example Sentences for Elastic

  • 1. My conscience is elastic enough. 🔊
  • 2. He envied her her elastic spirits. 🔊
  • 3. A permanently elastic fluid invisible and inodorous. 🔊
  • 4. He strode over the pavement with a long, elastic step. 🔊
  • 5. A smooth, elastic substance, softer than bone. 🔊
  • 6. The Anglo-Saxon has an elastic genius for government. 🔊
  • 7. Suddenly he sprang away from him with the elastic stride of a panther. 🔊
  • 8. Hence elastic bands should always be used for these purposes. 🔊
  • 9. I am conscious of a lighter step and a more elastic spring in all my limbs. 🔊
  • 10. He trotted on with a tolerably elastic stop under a burning sun. 🔊
  • 11. It's as elastic and flexible as a bamboo cane. 🔊
  • 12. I'll gather up the heads and stick 'em on with elastic glue. 🔊

How to use Elastic in Sentences?

  • 1. A treaty with an elastic exception like this is a farcical sham and a delusion. 🔊
  • 2. In texture they are porous, and consequently more elastic than if more compact. 🔊
  • 3. Though naturally of an elastic temperament, he has been a good deal cast down of late. 🔊
  • 4. If this cannot be done, push it down into the stomach, with a smooth elastic stick. 🔊
  • 5. Each skid borne by a pair of wheels, axle held down by elastic shock absorbers. 🔊
  • 6. I want to see religion vital and not formal, elastic and not cramped by precedent and tradition. 🔊
  • 7. There are times when I go up and down like an elastic ball, and that for half an hour at a time. 🔊
  • 8. They possess an elastic power, like India rubber, which enables them to extend and contract. 🔊
  • 9. A freckle-faced, red-headed youth, with a big elastic mouth had imitated Dumbleton admirably. 🔊
  • 10. I caught the white gleam of one of her pretty legs where the elastic on one side of her bloomers had slipped up. 🔊
  • 11. The elastic curve is a curve which bends or curves exactly in proportion to its distance from a given straight line. 🔊
  • 12. It has adjustable elastic shoulder straps, and opening at the sides by lacings and elastic bands and buttons. 🔊
  • 13. This new study has given us also most valuable information on compressible fluids and on the theory of elastic equilibrium. 🔊
  • 14. The contractile and elastic middle coat of the arteries aids the heart in impelling the blood to the minute vessels of the system. 🔊
  • 15. Thus a perfectly elastic spring may be bent by a certain force, and retained in the bent position a long time. 🔊
  • 16. To do this, they are placed in an iron cylinder over a fire, and the cylinder revolved till the pen is as elastic as a spring. 🔊
  • 17. He was trying to get a newly-lit cigar to draw, as he walked with a light elastic step past the group at the corner. 🔊
  • 18. The elastic character of these parts acts as so many springs, in diminishing the jar which important organs of the system would otherwise receive. 🔊
  • 19. Run an elastic band or tape in the beading, between the 2 triple trebles, and make a bow of ribbon for instep of the same shade as the yarn. 🔊
  • 20. He had divested himself of his cloak, and seemed ready rather to fly than to walk, so light was his frame, so elastic were his motions. 🔊
  • 21. For the rest she had really beautiful eyes, a somewhat elastic mouth, and a straight nose well powdered to gloss over its chronic redness. 🔊
  • 22. The pressure of this invisible, elastic fluid upon the body of an ordinary sized adult, is estimated to equal thirty-five thousand pounds. 🔊
  • 23. Certain occasional deformations which are produced and disappear slowly may be considered as intermediate between elastic and permanent deformations. 🔊