plasticize

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verb plas·ti·cize \ˈplas-tə-ˌsīz\

Definition of plasticize

plasticized

plasticizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make plastic

  3. 2 :  to treat with a plastic <a plasticized mattress cover>

plasticization

play \ˌplas-tə-sə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

1919

First Known Use of plasticize

1919


Medical Dictionary

plasticize

transitive verb plas·ti·cize

Medical Definition of plasticize

plasticized

or British

plasticised

;

plasticizing

or British

plasticising

  1. 1:  to make plastic

  2. 2:  to treat with a plastic

plasticization

or British

plasticisation

\ˌplas-tə-sə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

Variants of plasticize

or British

plasticise

\ˈplas-tə-ˌsīz\play

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