Translation of plastic in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable or countable (substance) it is made of plastices de plástico(before noun) (chair/cup/bag)plastic card
de plásticotarjeta (feminine) de plásticoplastic mac (British English) plastic money (Finance) [colloquial]dinero (masculine) de plástico [colloquial]Example sentences
- Most plastics, varnishes and packaging foams are made from chemicals derived from petroleum.
- Do not put either glass or plastic in hot water; they may crack, especially if cold.
- Protect your furniture and carpet by laying down plastic, then newspaper.
- 2 uncountable (credit cards) [colloquial]plástico (masculine) [colloquial]tarjetas (feminine plural) de créditolet's pay by plasticpaguemos con tarjetaExample sentences
- Swapping your expensive plastic for a credit card that charges no interest on balance transfers and purchases for up to nine months.
- Check out the fantastic plastic in our Credit Card centre.
- The number of credit and store cards has doubled to 74 million, which means that every adult holds two pieces of credit plastic in his or her wallet.
- 1 (bland, artificial) [pejorative](smile/people)
de plástico [pejorative]Example sentences
- After she broke down in the dressing room, all she could try to do was fake a plastic smile and pray that it will be over soon.
- She looks at me and puts on a plastic smile. ‘Sir, it will take about ten minutes if you don't mind waiting.’
- I know that you've seen his plastic smile on a thousand eager faces before.
- 2 2.1 (malleable) (Technology)Example sentences
Example sentences2.2 (Art) the plastic arts
- Wet into wet, and the use of salt or alcohol in wet paint suggested the plastic foam material from which the noodles are made.
- The process to make the cap includes positioning viscous plastic material in a mold to produce the desired retention member shape.
- This is a thin film that's been coated onto a flexible plastic material backed by a strong glue.
las artes plásticasExample sentences
- In crystalline solids, plastic deformation tends to be confined to crystallographic planes of atoms which have a low resistance to shear.
- Similar dynamics is observed in the plastic deformation of solids, in particular glasses.
- The stress at which plastic deformation or yielding is observed to begin depends on the sensitivity of the strain measurements.
- The topic was also addressed for several day through works of plastic art and performances.
- Four principal types of source pertain to the subject: literature, works of graphic or plastic art, archaeological remains, and notated pieces of music.
- To the ancient Greeks, the body was an object of esthetic contemplation, raised by their plastic art to the loftiest peaks of sublimity.
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