anelastic

anelasticity

[an-i-la-stis-i-tee, an-ee-la-stis-]
noun Physics.
the property of a solid in which deformation depends on the time rate of change of stress as well as on the stress itself.

Origin:
an-1 + elasticity

anelastic [an-i-las-tik] , adjective
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