thermoset

noun
ther·​mo·​set | \ ˈthər-mō-ˌset How to pronounce thermoset (audio) \

Definition of thermoset

: a thermosetting resin or plastic

Examples of thermoset in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Using an ultraviolet laser pointed at a surface of a liquid thermoset resin, SLA 3D printing first draws an object's support structures, and then the object. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "This 3D Printer Can Print Half a Yard in an Hour," 21 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of thermoset

1947, in the meaning defined above

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12 Nov 2019

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“Thermoset.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermoset. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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