nonresilient
nonresilient onresilient adj. Not rebounding with the normal or expected velocity. [Narrower terms: {inelastic (vs. elastic)}]

Syn: dead. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nonresilient — adj.; nonresiliently, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonresilient — adjective Not resilient. See Also: nonresilience …   Wiktionary

  • nonresilient — adjective not resilient • Similar to: ↑inelastic * * * adj.; nonresiliently, adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • inelastic vs elastic — nonresilient onresilient adj. Not rebounding with the normal or expected velocity. [Narrower terms: {inelastic (vs. elastic)}] Syn: dead. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shin splints — (used with a pl. v.) Pathol. a painful condition of the front lower leg, associated with tendinitis, stress fractures, or muscle strain, often occurring as a result of running or other strenuous athletic activity, esp. on a nonresilient surface.… …   Universalium

  • hard rubber — noun a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber • Syn: ↑vulcanite, ↑ebonite • Hypernyms: ↑rubber, ↑natural rubber, ↑India rubber, ↑gum elastic, ↑caoutchouc * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • shin splints — noun painful inflammation of the muscles around the shins; frequent among runners • Hypernyms: ↑inflammation, ↑redness, ↑rubor * * * noun plural but singular in construction : injury to and inflammation of the tibial and toe extensor muscles or… …   Useful english dictionary

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