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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·sil·ience /rɪˈzɪljən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 re·sil·i·ence re·sil·i·en·cy n.
 1. The act of springing back, rebounding, or resiling; as, the resilience of a ball or of sound.
 4. Mech. & Engin. The mechanical work required to strain an elastic body, as a deflected beam, stretched spring, etc., to the elastic limit; also, the work performed by the body in recovering from such strain.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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 [syn: resiliency]
      2: an occurrence of rebounding or springing back [syn: resiliency]