elastance

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Noun[edit]

elastance ‎(countable and uncountable, plural elastances)

  1. (physics) An electrical property that is the inverse of capacitance.
  2. (mechanics) The inverse of compliance
  3. (medicine) A measurement of the tendency of the lung, urinary bladder, gallbladder or other cavity to recoil inwards. Opposite of compliance.

References[edit]

  • OED2