# Category:Definitions/Elasticity

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This category contains definitions related to Elasticity.

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**Elasticity** is the property of a (usually) solid body which determines whether and how much it can return to its original shape and size after a deforming force has been removed.

The relationship between a deforming force and the resulting change of shape or size can be described using the elastic constants for the body.

## Subcategories

This category has the following 10 subcategories, out of 10 total.

### B

- Definitions/Breaking Stress (1 P)

### E

- Definitions/Elastic Moduli (3 P)
- Definitions/Elastic Region (1 P)

### P

- Definitions/Permanent Set (2 P)
- Definitions/Plastic Region (1 P)

### S

### Y

- Definitions/Yield Stress (1 P)

## Pages in category "Definitions/Elasticity"

The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total.