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elastic

 [e-las´tik]
capable of resuming normal shape after distortion.

e·las·tic

(ē-las'tik),
1. Having the property of returning to the original shape after being stretched, compressed, bent, or otherwise distorted.
2. A rubber or plastic band used in orthodontics as either a primary or adjunctive source of force to move teeth. The term is generally modified by an adjective to describe the direction of the force or the location of the terminal connecting points.
[G. elastreō, epic form of elaunō, drive, push]

e·las·tic

(ĕ-las'tik)
1. Having the property of returning to the original shape after being compressed, bent, or otherwise distorted.
2. A rubber or plastic band used in orthodontics as either a primary or adjunctive source of force to move teeth. The term is generally modified by an adjective to describe the direction of the force or the location of the terminal connecting points.
[G. elastreō, epic form of elaunō, drive, push]

e·las·tic

(ĕ-las'tik)
1. Rubber or plastic band used in orthodontics as either a primary or adjunctive source of force to move teeth.
2. Having the property of returning to original shape after being stretched, compressed, bent, or otherwise distorted.
[G. elastreō, epic form of elaunō, drive, push]
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The sleek athletic cut is designed to move with a woman's body as she shoots, and the shirt includes an elasticized back pocket to hold various items without interfering with the shot.
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This leather slipper features flattened elongated pleats, breathable jersey lining and an elasticized center seam that hugs the arch.
With the SINCRO M, a new concept of winding machine with precision crossing and electronic yarn guide which can reach speeds up to 1.750 m/min, it is possible to produce FAPP(tm) low density packages (FAdis Precision Package), which allow for wide retraction margins of the yarn during the dyeing phase, thus keeping a high residual elasticity percentage of the elasticized yarn.
The TNT OPS Tactical Pant has an elasticized and padded waistband for increased comfort when wearing a fully loaded duty or tactical belt.
The padded corduroy-lined laptop section holds a 15.4" laptop and secures with an elasticized Velcro tab closure.
Featuring two soft elasticized straps that attach using Velcro[R], this all-in-one system eliminates taping and allows easy access to the radial artery.
With the SINCRO M, a new concept of winding machine with precision crossing and electronic yarn guide which can reach speeds up to 1,750 m/min, it is possible to produce FAPP(tm) low density packages (FAdis Precision Package), which allow for wide retraction margins of the yarn during the dyeing phase, thus keeping a high residual elasticity percentage of the elasticized yarn.
This slipper features breathable stretch lining, flattened elongated pleats and an elasticized center seam that hugs the arch.
The Gauntlet Glove ($26.95) is made from rugged suede pigskin; has an extra-long cuff to protect the wrist and forearm from thorns and other scratchy material; is elasticized at the base of the hand to prevent dirt--or, for that matter, crawly creatures--from getting into it; and can be washed in mild detergent at the end of the day so it will be clean the next time it's needed.