Definition of Plastic. Meaning of Plastic. Synonyms of Plastic

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Definition of Plastic

Plastic
Plastic Plas"tic (pl[a^]s"t[i^]k), a. [L. plasticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to form, mold: cf. F. plastique.] 1. Having the power to give form or fashion to a mass of matter; as, the plastic hand of the Creator. --Prior. See plastic Nature working to his end. --Pope. 2. Capable of being molded, formed, or modeled, as clay or plaster; -- used also figuratively; as, the plastic mind of a child. 3. Pertaining or appropriate to, or characteristic of, molding or modeling; produced by, or appearing as if produced by, molding or modeling; -- said of sculpture and the kindred arts, in distinction from painting and the graphic arts. Medallions . . . fraught with the plastic beauty and grace of the palmy days of Italian art. --J. S. Harford.

Meaning of Plastic from wikipedia

- uses include automobiles (up to 20% plastic), furniture, and toys. In the developing world, the applications of plastic may differ—42% of India's consumption...
- A plasticizer (UK: plasticiser) is a substance that is added to a material to make it softer and more flexible, to increase its plasticity, to decrease...
- Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body. It can be divided into two main categories:...
- Plastic pollution is the ac****ulation of plastic objects and particles (e.g. plastic bottles, bags and microbeads) in the Earth's environment that adversely...
- Plastic explosive is a soft and hand-moldable solid form of explosive material. Within the field of explosives engineering, plastic explosives are also...
- Plastic recycling is the process of recovering s**** or waste plastic and reprocessing the material into useful products. Since the majority of plastic...
- fibregl**** (Commonwealth English) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using gl**** fiber. The fibers may be randomly arranged, flattened into...
- Plastic wrap, cling film, Saran wrap, cling wrap or food wrap is a thin plastic film typically used for sealing food items in containers to keep them...
- Plastic pipe is a tubular section, or hollow cylinder, made of plastic. It is usually, but not necessarily, of circular cross-section, used mainly to convey...
- A plastic bag, poly bag, or pouch is a type of container made of thin, flexible, plastic film, Nonwoven fabric, or plastic textile. Plastic bags are used...
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