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viscoelastic

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

First recorded in 1930–35; visc(ous) + -o- + elastic
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British Dictionary definitions for viscoelastic

viscoelastic

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