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plastisol Syllabification: plas·ti·sol
Pronunciation: /ˈplastəˌsôl/ /-ˌsäl/

Definition of plastisol in English:


A liquid substance that can be converted into a solid plastic simply by heating, consisting of particles of synthetic resin dispersed in a nonvolatile liquid.
Example sentences
  • Some products, called plastisols, contain no solvent and consist of polymers dispersed in a liquid plasticizer.
  • The light absorbing coating may comprise one of a paint, a lacquer, a tape, a ceramic, a hot melt plastic, a resinous plastic, a plastisol, or an epoxy material.
  • Upon heating the plastisol coating to a temperature which is sufficient to cause fusion of resins contained therein, a highly permeable polymeric ply having the appearance of a smooth, continuous film is formed.


1940s: from the noun plastic + sol2.

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