A synthetic material made from a wide range of organic polymers such as polyethylene, PVC, nylon, etc., that can be molded into shape while soft and then set into a rigid or slightly elastic form
at high temperatures the rocks become plastic
A bag made of a thin, flexible plastic material, especially one with handles supplied by a shop to carry goods purchased there
A raincoat or mackintosh made from plastic.
= allyl resin.
Originally: a substance that started in a plastic (mouldable) state and was subsequently made hard or rigid (now disused). In later use: a plastic that is hard and rigid, such as PVC, ABS, and polymerized methyl methacrylate; plastic of this kind.
Art forms that involve modeling or molding, such as sculpture and ceramics, or art involving the representation of solid objects with three-dimensional effects
A bomb containing plastic explosive
A card made from or laminated with plastic.
Clay particularly suited to being shaped; specifically (clay from) any of the middle group of the Eocene clay beds, immediately underlying the London clay.
Film and Photography = celluloid.
Merit or value as a piece of sculpture.
Plastic credit cards, etc., considered as a form of money.
Paint which is thick and coarse enough to retain a texture given to it by a brush, spatula, etc.
A moldable material that hardens to resemble wood and is used for filling cracks in wood
A thin, transparent plastic film that adheres to surfaces and to itself, used chiefly as a wrapping or covering for food
Any of a group of plastics made from casein, usually by hardening with formaldehyde.
An artist who moulds materials; a person who practices any of the plastic arts.
The action of destroying or attacking with plastic bombs; an attack of this type.
Soft bronze containing a high proportion of lead, used for bearings.
A bullet made of PVC or another plastic material, typically used by security and police forces for riot control
A soft substance in which the molecules occupy the points of a regular crystal lattice but have freedom of rotation about those points.
Synthetic wood made from recycled plastic.
An amorphous allotrope of sulphur consisting of long tangled chains of sulphur atoms, produced by the sudden cooling of molten sulphur to a solid state.
The process of reconstructing or repairing parts of the body, especially by the transfer of tissue, either in the treatment of injury or for cosmetic reasons
Wrapped in plastic, or in plastic wrap.
A plastic in which protein is the chief component; especially a casein plastic.
Bronchitis characterized by the production of sputum in the form of well-formed bronchial casts.
A puttylike explosive capable of being molded by hand
Plastic strengthened by the inclusion of a layer or mesh of fibres, typically of glass or carbon.
A type of biodegradable plastic derived from biological substances rather than from petroleum