The elastically talented Amy Poehler will likely surprise us one day by winning serious acclaim.
It might have been these, elastically yielding, that had saved the lifeboat from total ruin.
It looks as if the whole face were elastically drawn toward its center.
Their bodies are elastically supple, with free sway from the hips and a mercurial poise upon the ankle.
Since brick does not elastically vibrate to such infinitesimal impulses as electric waves, ether must.
With all these movements is connected the power of elastically contracting and relaxing the muscles.
1650s, coined in French (1650s) as a scientific term to describe gases, from Modern Latin elasticus, from Greek elastos "ductile, flexible," related to elaunein "to strike, beat out," of uncertain origin. Applied to solids from 1670s. Figurative use by 1859. The noun, "cord or string woven with rubber," is 1847, American English.
elastic e·las·tic (ĭ-lās'tĭk)
Having the property of returning to the original shape after being distorted.