elastico

See also: elástico

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin elasticus (elastic), from Ancient Greek as if *ἐλαστής (*elastḗs) for ἐλατής (elatḗs), equiv. to ἐλατήρ (elatḗr, a driver, hurler), from ἐλαύνειν (elaúnein, to drive, set in motion, push, strike, beat out). Cognate with Piedmontese elàstich.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

elastico (feminine elastica, masculine plural elastici, feminine plural elastiche)

  1. elastic
  2. springy
  3. flexible
  4. accommodating

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

elastico m (plural elastici)

  1. elastic
  2. elastic band, rubber band

Further readingEdit

  • elastico in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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