e*sil"i*ence (r[-e]*z[i^]l"[i^]*ens), resiliency
e*sil"i*en*cy (r[-e]*z[i^]l"[i^]*en*s[y^]), n.
1. The act of springing back, rebounding, or resiling; as,
the resilience of a ball or of sound.
4. (Mech. & Engin.) The mechanical work required to strain an elastic body, as a deflected beam, stretched spring, etc., to the elastic limit; also, the work performed by the body in recovering from such strain. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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