Definition of inelastically in US English:

inelastically

adverb

  • See inelastic

    • ‘The results clearly demonstrated that removal of inelastically scattered electrons significantly improved intensity data statistics.’
    • ‘When this moral hazard is present, credit flows rapidly into inelastically supplied assets, such as real estate.’
    • ‘The resulting rigid and mechanically isolated bundles may then inelastically transmit traction over a greater range than in a uniformly elastic material.’
    • ‘Let us consider the example of a high energy electron scattering inelastically with a proton, the result yielding evidence of quarks.’
    • ‘A generic good is produced under constant returns to scale, to the sole factor, labor, of which each individual inelastically supplies one unit.’