viscoelastic
adjective Etymology: viscous + -o- + elastic Date: 1935 having appreciable and conjoint viscous and elastic properties <
such viscoelastic materials as asphalt
>
; also constituting or relating to the state of viscoelastic materials <
viscoelastic data
>
<
viscoelastic properties
>
viscoelasticity noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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