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viscoelastic

[ vis-koh-i-las-tik ]
/ ˌvɪs koʊ ɪˈlæs tɪk /
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adjective Physics.

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
/ (ˌvɪskəʊɪˈlæstɪk) /

adjective

physics (of a solid or liquid) exhibiting both viscous and elastic behaviour when deformed

Derived forms of viscoelastic

viscoelasticity, noun
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