Meaning of ELASTIC in English

ELASTIC

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ loose , tight

an old skirt with loose ~

▪ hair ( AmE )

▪ knicker ( BrE )

… OF ELASTIC

▪ length , piece

The skirt is held up by a length of ~ around the waist.

ELASTIC + VERB

▪ break , go ( esp. BrE ), snap

The ~ in these socks has gone.

II.

adj.

Elastic is used with these nouns: ↑ bandage , ↑ cord , ↑ strap , ↑ waist

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