Definition of nurdle in English:

nurdle

Line breaks: nur¦dle
Pronunciation: /ˈnəːd(ə)l
 
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noun

(usually nurdles)
  • A very small pellet of plastic which serves as raw material in the manufacture of plastic products.
    More example sentences
    • Approximately 60 billion pounds of nurdles are manufactured annually in the United States alone.
    • One study estimated that nurdles now account for 10 percent of plastic ocean debris.
    • Hundreds of millions of tiny plastic pellets, or nurdles, are lost or spilled every year, working their way into the sea.

Origin

1990s: origin uncertain.

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