Elastic

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Elastic is a word often used to describe or identify certain types of elastomer and/or stretchable fabrics. It may also refer to:

Alternative name[edit]

  • Rubber band, ring-shaped band of rubber used to hold objects together
  • Bungee cord, a cord composed of an elastic core covered in a sheath
  • Chinese jump rope, a children's game resembling hopscotch and jump rope


As a proper name[edit]

In computing[edit]

  • Elastic, the company that releases the Elasticsearch search engine
  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud.

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