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resiliences, plural;
  1. The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity
    • - nylon is excellent in wearability and resilience
  2. The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness
    • - the often remarkable resilience of so many British institutions

  1. the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit
  2. an occurrence of rebounding or springing back
  3. (resilient) recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
  4. (resilient) bouncy: elastic; rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
  5. Resilience is the property of a material to absorb energy when it is deformed elastically and then, upon unloading to have this energy recovered. In other words, it is the maximum energy per unit volume that can be elastically stored. ...
  6. Resilience is an album released in 2008 by Annabelle Chvostek. The album was recorded with producers Roma Baran (Laurie Anderson, Kate and Anna McGarrigle) and Vivian Stoll (Unknown Gender, Isis). It includes a co-write with Canadian legend Bruce Cockburn.
  7. In ecology, resilience is one possible ecosystem response to a perturbation or disturbance. A resilient ecosystem resists damage and recovers quickly from stochastic disturbances such as fires, flooding, windstorms, insect population explosions, and human activities such as deforestation and the ...
  8. Resilience is a movie that was released in 2006 and was written and directed by Paul Bojack. It starred Henry LeBlanc, Al Rossi, Julie Alexander, Steve Wilcox, and Amy Arce. It is classified as a Drama/Thriller and has a current (as of April 2010) IMDB rating of 8.6/10.
  9. Resilience is an album of songs by Electronic music artist Kid 606. It was released on Tigerbeat6.
  10. In computer networking: “Resilience is the ability to provide and maintain an acceptable level of service in the face of faults and challenges to normal operation.”
  11. (resilient) Able to endure tribulation without cracking
  12. (resiliently) In a resilient manner
  13. (Resilient) vinyl, linoleum, cork, and rubber tiles and sheets cushioned for comfort and flexibility.
  14. (resilient) (adj) quick to recover, bounce back
  15. (re·sil·ient) characterized or noted by resilience, as a) capable of withstanding shock without permanent deformation or rupture or b) tending to recover from or easily adjust to change syn ELASTIC—re·sil·ient·ly adv
  16. (Resilient) Describes the texture of a cheese that springs back when compressed or stretched.
  17. (Resilient) For flooring, it refers to vinyl sheet goods material.
  18. (Resilient) Free from rigid contact, such as a spring-mounted floating floor. Resiliency helps prevent the transfer of noise and vibration from one structure to another.
  19. (Resilient) This character is immune to critical hits. A roll of natural 20 is still an automatic hit against it.
  20. (resilient) adj. strong enough to recover from difficulty or disease
  21. Ability of carpet pile or cushion to recover original appearance and thickness after being subjected to compressive forces or crushing under traffic.
  22. property of paper that allows it to return to normal after distortion.
  23. The durability of a throw rugs carpet pile or cushion under heavy use. Rhubarb An edible plant in the Rheum family, whose leaves bear a copper-red dye used in throw rugs of China, India, and Tibet.
  24. A commonly used term to describe string responsiveness. Similar to elasticity, a more resilient string is more responsive or lively, providing greater ball speed or power. ...
  25. An indicator of the surface elasticity or "springiness" of foam. It is measured by dropping a steel ball onto the foam cushion and measuring how high the ball rebounds.