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thermoplastic

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

Definition of THERMOPLASTIC

:  capable of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening again when cooled <thermoplastic synthetic resins> — compare thermosetting
thermoplastic noun
ther·mo·plas·tic·i·ty \-ˌpla-ˈsti-sə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of THERMOPLASTIC

1883

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