Science / Geology / Elastic Rebound Theory: A theory that explains the earthquake process. In this theory, slowly accumulating elastic strain builds within a rock mass over an extended length of time. This strain is suddenly released through fault movement, producing an earthquake.
Elastic Verb Synonyms: flexible, stretchable, stretchy, stretch, bendable, pliable, springy, plastic, extensile, extensible, expansible, expandable, contractile, resilient, bouncy, compressible
Rebound Adjective Synonyms: spring back, bounce, recoil, ricochet, resile
Business / Finance / Preferred Habitat Theory: A biased expectations theory that believes the term structure reflects the expectation of the future path of interest rates as well as risk premium. The theory rejects the assertion that the risk prem MORE
Entertainment / Photography / Photo Elasticity: Method of determining stress patterns in structures with the aid of polarized light. MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Organizational Behavior Modification Theory: A motivational theory suggesting that an individual will behave in a manner that helps him or her avoid potential negative outcomes and achieve agreeable outcomes. MORE
Business / Finance / Presidential Election Cycle Theory: A theory that stock market trends can be predicted and explained by the four-year presidential election cycle. MORE
Business / Finance / Price Elasticities: The percentage change in quantity divided by a percentage change in the price. Answers the question: How much will the demand for my product decrease if I raise prices by 10%? MORE