elastic device


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Noun1.elastic device - any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
elastic, elastic band, rubber band - a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together
spring - a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed; "the spring was broken"
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The artificial spinal disc is a jointless, elastic device that relies on flexibility to create movement.
However, there is some controversy in the research literature concerning the use of ELASTIC with the prevailing view that "an elastic device cannot provide adequate external force" (9,12,25).
Reinforcing the assumption that ER devices provide low resistance, Hughes (1999) reported the resistance of an elastic device from 3.
WE'VE embraced the Wonderbra, Spanx knickers, chicken fillets, power pants for men and even the bumkini (an elastic device worn under knickers to hold up the bottom).
That window was filled with mysterious devices featuring yards of rubber hose and canvas and elastic devices whose use could only be guessed at by the innocents.
These elastic pressing means include two elastic devices, which extend from a laterally central region in the crotch-part of the panty from the end of the front-part through the center panty to the back-part.