resilience

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the ability of an organism to resist or recover from adverse conditions
  • noun the ability of an ecosystem to return to its usual state after being disturbed
  • noun the ability of something to return to its original shape

Construction

Electronics

  • The capability a device, unit, piece of equipment, or system has to recover quickly from a fault condition, malfunction, error, or the like.
  • The capability of a material or body to recover its dimensions, after a stress causing deformation is removed. Also called elasticity.

Politics

  • noun the ability of government to respond to a difficult situation in a way that prevents it from becoming a crisis
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