thermoform

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

Definition of thermoform

transitive verb

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

Other Words from thermoform

thermoformable \ ˈthər-​mə-​ˌfȯr-​mə-​bəl How to pronounce thermoformable (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of thermoform

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Thermoform.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermoform. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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