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plasticine Line breaks: plas¦ti|cine
Pronunciation: /ˈplastɪsiːn/

Definition of plasticine in English:


[mass noun] trademark
A soft modelling material, used especially by children: I made a snake by rolling out plasticine [as modifier]: plasticine creatures
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  • The 50-year-old artist has created a unique technique for making documentary films: his basic materials are sand and plasticine.
  • These were made of soft plasticine in which predators would leave marks, making it possible to distinguish between different predator species.
  • The ranges are coloured plasticine and shape like waves at sea.


Late 19th century: from the adjective plastic + -ine4.

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