HyperDic: plastic

English > 5 senses of the word plastic:
NOUNsubstanceplasticgeneric name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
possessionplastic, credit card, charge card, charge platea card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
ADJECTIVEallplastic, fictile, moldablecapable of being molded / molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material)
allplastic, pliantcapable of being influenced or formed
allplastic, formative, shapingforming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning
plastic > pronunciation
Soundsplae'stihk
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English > plastic: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of being molded / molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material).
Example"plastic substances such as wax or clay"
Synonymsfictile, moldable
Broaderelasticcapable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression
Spanishmoldeable, plástico
Catalanemmotllable
Nounsplasticitythe property of being physically malleable
Adverbsplasticallyin a plastic manner
English > plastic: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcapable of being influenced or formed.
Example"the plastic minds of children"
Synonympliant
Broaderimpressionable, waxy, impressibleeasily impressed or influenced
Spanishmoldeable
English > plastic: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningforming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning.
Synonymsformative, shaping
BroaderconstructiveConstructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development
Spanishformativo
English > plastic: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaninggeneric name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives.
NarrowerBakeliteA thermosetting plastic used as electric insulators and for making plastic ware and telephone receivers etc.
MylarA thin polyester film
Teflon, polytetrafluoroethyleneA material used to coat / coat cooking utensils and in industrial applications where sticking / sticking is to be avoided
VinyliteAny of various vinyl resins
acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, ABSAny of a class of composite plastics used to make car bodies and cases for computers and other appliances / appliances
amino plastic, aminoplast, amino resinA plastic (synthetic resin) made from amino compounds
cellulosicA plastic made from cellulose (or a derivative of cellulose)
coumarone-indene resin, coumarone resinA thermoplastic resin obtained by polymerization of indene and coumarone
fluorocarbon plasticA plastic made with fluorocarbon
phenolic plastic, phenolic ureaA plastic consisting of phenolic resins
polyesterA complex ester used for making fibers or resins or plastics or as a plasticizer
polypropylene, polypropeneA polymer of propylene used as a thermoplastic molding material
polyvinyl-formaldehydeA polymer of vinyl formaldehyde
resinoidA plastic containing resins
silicone resinA polymeric silicone compound
thermoplastic, thermoplastic resinA material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled
thermosetting compositions, thermosetting resinA material that hardens when heated and cannot be remolded
vinylshiny and tough and flexible plastic
BroadersolidMatter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
Spanishplástico, plásticos
Catalanplàstic
English > plastic: 5 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered.
Example"do you take plastic?"
Synonymscredit card, charge card, charge plate
Partsmagnetic stripeA short strip of magnetic tape attached to a credit card or debit card
Narrowerbank cardA credit card issued by a bank
calling card, phone cardA card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls
cash card, cashcardA credit card that entitles the holder to receive cash
Broaderopen-end credit, revolving credit, charge account creditA consumer credit line that can be used up to a certain limit or paid down at any time
positive identificationevidence proving that you are who you say you are
Spanishtarjeta de crédito
Catalantargeta de crèdit

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