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Among the rise of green hills dotted with cows, at the farm and creamery of Louis Bononci, James had his first taste of Teleme, a washed-rind cheese with a subtly elastic texture and milky tang.To Find Hope in American Cooking, James Beard Looked to the West Coast|John Birdsall|October 2, 2020|Eater
The tools and threads are all held in place with elastic straps, so the supplies stay organized even if bounced around in a bag.Sewing kits perfect for home, travel, and gift-giving|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
The remolded electronic structure won’t stay in place of its own accord, just as a piece of elastic won’t stay stretched if you don’t keep pulling.
It’s comfortable and it’s got a nice elastic spring that adheres nicely to movement.You can now return Apple’s Solo Loop for a new size, without sending back the Watch|Brian Heater|September 24, 2020|TechCrunch
The lid has an elastic opening that allows for quick access while hiding the garbage inside.
The second was that the demand for seduction schooling was elastic.
He was wearing a black sweatshirt and light grey sweatpants with an elastic waist.Gripping His Koran, Anas al-Liby Has His Day in Court|Michael Daly|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jenny Packham polka-dotted frock with a high-waisted elastic waistband and wedge heels.
But I think powerful, long friendships often are elastic enough to incorporate envy into them, and not destroy the friendship.Endless Summer: Meg Wolitzer Talks About “The Interestings”|Jane Ciabattari|April 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Elastic bracelets—with brads to place just so in an acupressure spot on the inner wrist purported to reduce nausea—are popular.Hyperemesis Gravidarum: What’s Ailing Kate Middleton|Kent Sepkowitz|December 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Accordingly, the question "How far does the note issue under the new system seem likely to prove an elastic one?"Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The sputum of more advanced cases resembles that of chronic bronchitis, with the addition of tubercle bacilli and elastic fibers.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Industrial society is therefore mobile, elastic, standing at any moment in a temporary and unstable equilibrium.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
I met him on Kingstown promenade the other day walking with an elastic step and with the brightness of youth in his eye.