Translation of inelastic in Spanish:


inelástico, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌɪnɪˈlastɪk//ˈɪnɪˈlæstɪk/


  • 1

    • Thirdly, the cost of living is higher in the cities and fairly inelastic.
    • Graduated compression therapy to overcome venous hypertension is useful and can be applied using inelastic or elastic bandages.
    • Fluid resuscitation leads to the development of burn wound oedema and swelling of the tissue beneath this inelastic burnt tissue.
    • When the deformation exceeds the elastic limit of the object, it undergoes inelastic deformation.
    • It is a malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic.
    • A sheet or band of tough, inelastic, fibrous connective tissue.
    • But late signs can be severe including sunken eyes, inelastic skin and without urine output.
    • Without the magic elixir of paper money, borrowers would face insufficient liquidity, an excessively rigid credit system, and an inelastic monetary system.
    • When the calf muscles press against the rigid, inelastic bandage, they pump more effectively facilitating removal of fluid from the extremity.
    • The cuff is an inelastic cloth that encircles the arm and encloses the inflatable rubber bladder.
    • I've been knitting with so many inelastic yarns (cotton, cotton/silk, etc), that I really wanted to work with wool.
    • That's the mantra of many a hack desperate to meet an inelastic deadline or dying to use a bombastic headline.
    • A new method for determining the presence of inelastic compressive strain at any location in a tree was devised.
    • Over time, too much sun can age the skin, making it leathery and inelastic.
    • Surprisingly, these inelastic pedagogic methods were extremely successful, and Post was a very popular teacher.
    • This is characterized by the appearance of wrinkles, dry, inelastic leathery skin and irregular pigmentation.
    • Fibroblasts grow into the exudate from both the visceral and parietal pleural surface to produce an inelastic membrane called the pleural peel.
    • Some polymers stretch to 10 times their length, whereas metals are relatively inelastic, he says.
  • 2

    (demand/supply) inelástico
    • With an inelastic demand, much lower prices and lower incomes (excluding large increases in subsidies) resulted.
    • Some commodities are described as being elastic; others as inelastic.
    • If this occurs, rice prices would decline, given that the demand for rice is relatively inelastic.
    • A slight drop in price does not endear the other newspaper - more or less newspaper demand is price inelastic.
    • Most of the increase in consumption will occur in the transportation sector where demand for petroleum is inelastic.
  • 3formal

    (rigid, uncompromising)
    (policy/approach) poco flexible
    (approach/policy) rígido