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superplastic

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adjective su·per·plas·tic \-ˈplas-tik\

Definition of superplastic

  1. 1 :  capable of plastic deformation under low stress at an elevated temperature —used of metals and alloys

  2. 2 :  of or relating to superplastic materials <superplastic molding>

superplasticity play \-pla-ˈsti-sə-tē\ noun


1947

First Known Use of superplastic

1947


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