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(General Physics) physics (of a solid or liquid) exhibiting both viscous and elastic behaviour when deformed
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vis•co•e•las•tic(ˌvɪs koʊ ɪˈlæs tɪk)
pertaining to a substance having both viscous and elastic properties.
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|Adj.||1.||viscoelastic - having viscous as well as elastic properties|
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"
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