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viscoelastic

[vis-koh-i-las-tik] /ˌvɪs koʊ ɪˈlæs tɪk/
adjective, Physics.
1.
pertaining to a substance having both viscous and elastic properties.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; visc(ous) + -o- + elastic
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for viscoelastic

viscoelastic

/ˌvɪskəʊɪˈlæstɪk/
adjective
1.
(physics) (of a solid or liquid) exhibiting both viscous and elastic behaviour when deformed
Derived Forms
viscoelasticity, noun
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