viscoelastic

viscoelastic
adjective
having viscous as well as elastic properties (Freq. 2)
Similar to: ↑elastic
Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy

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\\|viskō+\ adjective
Etymology: visc- + elastic
: having both viscous and elastic properties in appreciable degree

viscoelastic cold tar

viscoelastic asphalt

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/vis'koh i las"tik/, adj. Physics.
pertaining to a substance having both viscous and elastic properties.
[1930-35; VISC(OUS) + -O- + ELASTIC]

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viscōelasˈtic adjective
Having both viscous and elastic properties
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Main Entry:visco-

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