anelasticity

[ an-i-la-stis-i-tee, an-ee-la-stis- ]
/ ˌæn ɪ læˈstɪs ɪ ti, ænˌi læˈstɪs- /

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.

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an·e·las·tic [an-i-las-tik] /ˌæn ɪˈlæs tɪk/, adjective

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