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  • 1 Rebound — can refer to:* Rebound (sports), in sports, refers to the ball becoming freely available after a failed attempt to put it into the goal ** Rebound (basketball), the act of successfully gaining possession of the basketball in such a scenario… …

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  • 2 Rebound effect — This article is about the pharmacological term. For the energy conservation and green marketing term, see Rebound effect (conservation). Rebound effect or Rebound phenomenon is the tendency of some medications, when discontinued suddenly, to… …

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  • 3 elasticity — n. 1. Springiness, resiliency, tendency to rebound. 2. Tendency to recover, power to endure strain or depression …

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  • 4 elastic — adj 1 Elastic, resilient, springy, flexible, supple are comparable when they mean able to endure strain (as extension, compression, twisting, or bending) without being permanently affected or injured. Elastic and resilient are both general and… …

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  • 5 Coefficient of elasticity — Elasticity E las*tic i*ty ([=e] l[a^]s*t[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. F. [ e]lasticit[ e].] 1. The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or dimensions, after the removal of external… …

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  • 6 coefficient of resistance — Elasticity E las*tic i*ty ([=e] l[a^]s*t[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. F. [ e]lasticit[ e].] 1. The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or dimensions, after the removal of external… …

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  • 7 Elasticity — E las*tic i*ty ([=e] l[a^]s*t[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. F. [ e]lasticit[ e].] 1. The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or dimensions, after the removal of external pressure or… …

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  • 8 resilience — Elasticity E las*tic i*ty ([=e] l[a^]s*t[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. F. [ e]lasticit[ e].] 1. The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or dimensions, after the removal of external… …

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  • 9 Surface of elasticity — Elasticity E las*tic i*ty ([=e] l[a^]s*t[i^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. F. [ e]lasticit[ e].] 1. The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or dimensions, after the removal of external… …

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  • 10 sleep — sleepful, adj. sleeplike, adj. /sleep/, v., slept, sleeping, n. v.i. 1. to take the rest afforded by a suspension of voluntary bodily functions and the natural suspension, complete or partial, of consciousness; cease being awake. 2. Bot. to… …

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  • 11 Hardness — This article is about mechanical properties of materials. For other uses, see Hard. Hardness is the measure of how resistant solid matter is to various kinds of permanent shape change when a force is applied. Macroscopic hardness is generally… …

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  • 12 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 13 river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …

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  • 14 Book of Kells — The Book of Kells ( ga. Leabhar Cheanannais) (Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS A. I. (58), sometimes known as the Book of Columba) is an illuminated manuscript in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament together with various… …

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  • 15 Withdrawal — For other uses, see Withdrawal (disambiguation). Withdrawal Classification and external resources ICD 10 F10.3 F19.3 ICD …

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  • 16 Benzodiazepine — Benzodiazepines …

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  • 17 animal learning — ▪ zoology Introduction       the alternation of behaviour as a result of individual experience. When an organism can perceive and change its behaviour, it is said to learn.       That animals can learn seems to go without saying. The cat that… …

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  • 18 Shock absorber — Gas damper A shock absorber is a mechanical device designed to smooth out or damp shock impulse, and dissipate kinetic energy. It is a type of dashpot. Contents …

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  • 19 History of Physics —     History of Physics     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of Physics     The subject will be treated under the following heads: I. A Glance at Ancient Physics; II. Science and Early Christian Scholars; III. A Glance at Arabian Physics; IV.… …

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  • 20 Insomnia — This article is about the sleeping disorder. For other uses, see Insomnia (disambiguation). Insomnia Classification and external resources ICD 10 F51.0, G47.0 …

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