nonplastic

adjective
non·​plas·​tic | \ ˌnän-ˈpla-stik How to pronounce nonplastic (audio) \

Definition of nonplastic

: not plastic: such as
a : not capable of being deformed continuously and permanently in any direction without rupture a nonplastic silty soil adding nonplastic materials to sculpting clay
b : not made or consisting of a plastic nonplastic bottles

Other Words from nonplastic

nonplastic noun, plural nonplastics

First Known Use of nonplastic

1833, in the meaning defined above

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