viscoelastic

[vis-koh-i-las-tik]
adjective Physics.
pertaining to a substance having both viscous and elastic properties.

Origin:
1930–35; visc(ous) + -o- + elastic

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viscoelastic (ˌvɪskəʊɪˈlæstɪk)
 
adj
physics (of a solid or liquid) exhibiting both viscous and elastic behaviour when deformed
 
viscoelas'ticity
 
n

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The tape is reusable and will not dry up or slide off the wall because, unlike ordinary tape, it does not use viscoelastic glues.
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