Antonyms for inextensible

Grammar : Adj
Spell : in-ik-sten-suh-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɪn ɪkˈstɛn sə bəl

Definition of inextensible

  • As in inelastic : adj unflexible
Example sentences :
  • Since the walls of the cell are inextensible, the quantity of water in the cell cannot increase.
  • Extract from : « The Mechanism of Life » by Stphane Leduc
  • While ligaments are pliable and flexible, permitting free movement, they are also wonderfully strong and inextensible.
  • Extract from : « A Practical Physiology » by Albert F. Blaisdell
  • The case of inextensible strings or chains is, however, so simple that it is generally included in expositions of pure statics.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 8 » by Various
  • A physical line is flexible and inextensible, and cannot be cut—so that no lap of it can be drawn through another.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8 » by Various

Synonyms for inextensible

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