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  • n  the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

  • Gorky's sense of draftsmanship was bound up, as that sense must be, in consideration of the "speed" of a line, its whip and springiness, its ability to convey an edge and the .
  • He places the sweet spot--the point of peak springiness--2 in.
  • He withdrew the needle; the springiness of the gold clip held the new hair in place.
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  • Dalton teen hopes to grow skateboard business
    Skateboards break. And they break fairly often. But one Dalton teen has developed a skateboard that not only promises to break less often than others but has more “pop,” the springiness that skateboarders value, than many other boards. It has already won plaudits from his fellow skateboarders.
    March 23, 2014 - The Dalton Daily Citizen

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