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thermoplastic

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adjective ther·mo·plas·tic \ˌthər-mə-ˈplas-tik\

Definition of thermoplastic

  1. :  capable of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening again when cooled <thermoplastic synthetic resins> — compare thermosetting

thermoplastic

noun

thermoplasticity

play \-ˌpla-ˈsti-sə-tē\ noun


1883

First Known Use of thermoplastic

1883


Medical Dictionary

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thermoplastic

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adjective ther·mo·plas·tic \ˌthər-mə-ˈplas-tik\

Medical Definition of thermoplastic

  1. :  capable of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening again when cooled <thermoplastic synthetic resins>

thermoplasticity

\-ˌplas-ˈtis-ət-ē\play noun plural

thermoplasticities




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thermoplastic

noun ther·mo·plas·tic

Medical Definition of thermoplastic

  1. :  a thermoplastic material





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