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

  • IPA(key): /eˈla.sti.ko/
  • Rhymes: -astiko
  • Hyphenation: e‧là‧sti‧co

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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