expanded plastic

noun

Definition of expanded plastic

: lightweight cellular plastic used especially as insulation and protective packing material

called also foamed plastic, plastic foam

First Known Use of expanded plastic

1945, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of expanded plastic was in 1945

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“Expanded plastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expanded%20plastic. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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