ther·​mo·​form ˈthər-mə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce thermoform (audio)
thermoformed; thermoforming; thermoforms

transitive verb

: to give a final shape to (a material, such as a plastic) with the aid of heat and usually pressure
thermoformable adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thermoform was in 1956

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Cite this Entry

“Thermoform.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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