Associations to the word «Plastic»

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PLASTIC, noun. (obsolete) A sculptor, moulder.
PLASTIC, noun. (archaic) Any solid but malleable substance.
PLASTIC, noun. A synthetic, thermoplastic, solid, hydrocarbon-based polymer.
PLASTIC, noun. Any similar synthetic material, not necessarily thermoplastic.
PLASTIC, noun. (colloquial) Credit or debit cards used in place of cash to buy goods and services.
PLASTIC, noun. (slang) Fakeness, or a person who is fake or arrogant, or believes that they are better than the rest of the population.
PLASTIC, adjective. Capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant. [from 17th c.]
PLASTIC, adjective. (medicine) (now rare) Producing tissue. [from 17th c.]
PLASTIC, adjective. (dated) Creative, formative. [from 17th c.]
PLASTIC, adjective. (biology) Capable of adapting to varying conditions; characterized by environmental adaptability. [from 19th c.]
PLASTIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to the inelastic, non-brittle, deformation of a material. [from 19th c.]
PLASTIC, adjective. Made of plastic. [from 20th c.]
PLASTIC, adjective. Inferior or not the real thing; ersatz. [from 20th c.]
PLASTIC, adjective. (slang) Fake, snobbish. Usually refers to a person.
PLASTIC ART, noun. An art form which involves physical manipulation of a three-dimensional medium by moulding or modeling such as sculpture or ceramics.
PLASTIC ART, noun. A visual art.
PLASTIC ARTS, noun. Plural of plastic art
PLASTIC BAG, noun. A type of packaging made of thin, flexible, plastic film, starch, or plastic textile, used for containing and transporting food, waste, and consumer goods.
PLASTIC BAGS, noun. Plural of plastic bag
PLASTIC BATON ROUND, noun. A non-lethal projectile made of aluminium carcase and plastic head, designed to be fired from a specialized gun, for riot control.
PLASTIC BATON ROUNDS, noun. Plural of plastic baton round
PLASTIC BEAUTY, noun. (uncountable) Beauty achieved by a cosmetic surgery.
PLASTIC BEAUTY, noun. A person with such beauty.
PLASTIC BULLET, noun. A non-lethal projectile made of aluminium carcase and plastic head, designed to be fired from a specialized gun, for riot control.
PLASTIC BULLETS, noun. Plural of plastic bullet
PLASTIC CHEESE, noun. Any soft cheese that can be moulded
PLASTIC CHEESE, noun. (informal) Any processed cheese of an inferior quality, often sliced and wrapped in plastic film
PLASTIC DEFORMATION, noun. A permanent change in the shape or size of an object without breaking it or putting it under excessive stress
PLASTIC DEFORMATIONS, noun. Plural of plastic deformation
PLASTIC EXPLOSIVE, noun. Any of a number of explosive materials formulated to be soft and hand malleable.
PLASTIC EXPLOSIVES, noun. Plural of plastic explosive
PLASTIC FLOW, noun. (physics) Any fluid flow in which movement is proportional to the applied force (above the yield value).
PLASTIC FLOW, noun. (geology) Any deformation caused by a sustained force.
PLASTIC MONEY, noun. Credit cards and debit cards as an alternative to cash.
PLASTIC PADDY, noun. (pejorative) someone who knows little of actual Irish culture, but aggressively asserts their 'Irish' identity. Occasionally used to describe foreign nationals who harbour a nostalgic claim of 'Irishness' due to some distant relationship in their ancestral tree. Often used in the same sense as poseur and wannabe.
PLASTIC PLOD, noun. (UK) (derogatory) (uncountable) Police community support officers, PCSOs
PLASTIC PLOD, noun. (UK) (derogatory) (countable) a Police community support officer, a PCSO
PLASTIC PLODS, noun. Plural of plastic plod
PLASTIC SURGEON, noun. A surgeon who performs plastic surgery
PLASTIC SURGEONS, noun. Plural of plastic surgeon
PLASTIC SURGERIES, noun. Plural of plastic surgery
PLASTIC SURGERY, noun. Surgery, especially involving the transfer of tissue, to repair body parts.
PLASTIC SURGERY, noun. Cosmetic surgery for appearance.

Dictionary definition

PLASTIC, noun. Generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives.
PLASTIC, noun. A card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered; "do you take plastic?".
PLASTIC, adjective. Capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material); "plastic substances such as wax or clay".
PLASTIC, adjective. Capable of being influenced or formed; "the plastic minds of children"; "a pliant nature".
PLASTIC, adjective. Forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning; "a formative influence"; "a formative experience".

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb