superplastic

adjective su·per·plas·tic \ ˌsü-pər-ˈpla-stik \

Definition of superplastic

1 : capable of plastic deformation under low stress at an elevated temperature used of metals and alloys
2 : of or relating to superplastic materials
  • superplastic molding

superplasticity

play \ˌsü-pər-pla-ˈsti-sə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of superplastic

1933

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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