HyperDic: thermoplastic

English > 2 senses of the word thermoplastic:
NOUNsubstancethermoplastic, thermoplastic resina material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled
ADJECTIVEallthermoplastichaving the property of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening and becoming rigid again when cooled
thermoplastic > pronunciation
Soundsther.mahplae'stihk
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English > thermoplastic: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving the property of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening and becoming rigid again when cooled.
Example"thermoplastic materials can be remelted and cooled time after time without undergoing any appreciable chemical change"
Oppositethermosetting, thermosetHaving the property of becoming permanently hard and rigid when heated or cured
Spanishtermoplástico
Catalantermoplàstic
Nounsthermoplastica material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled
English > thermoplastic: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled.
Synonymthermoplastic resin
NarrowercelluloidHighly flammable substance made from cellulose nitrate and camphor
saranAny of various thermoplastic resins used to make things
Broaderplasticgeneric 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
Spanishtermoplástico
Catalantermoplàstic
Adjectivesthermoplastichaving the property of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening and becoming rigid again when cooled

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