Definition of plasticine in English:


Syllabification: plas·ti·cine
Pronunciation: /ˈplastəˌsēn
(also Plasticine)


  • A soft modeling material, used especially by children.
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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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