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Definition of plastic:

  1. a substance composed predominantly of a synthetic organic high polymer capable of being cast or molded; many varieties of are used to produce articles of commerce ( after 1900). [ MW10 gives origin of word as 1905]
  2. Capable of being molded, formed, or modeled, as clay or plaster; - used also figuratively; as, the plastic mind of a child.
  3. Having the power to give form or fashion to a mass of matter; as, the plastic hand of the Creator.
  4. Pertaining or appropriate to, or characteristic of, molding or modeling; produced by, or appearing as if produced by, molding or modeling; - said of sculpture and the kindred arts, in distinction from painting and the graphic arts.


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