(of substances or materials) Easily shaped or molded
rendering the material more plastic
(in art) Of or relating to molding or modeling in three dimensions, or producing three-dimensional effects
(in science and technology) Of or relating to the permanent deformation of a solid without fracture by the temporary application of force
Offering scope for creativity
the writer is drawn to words as a plastic medium
Exhibiting adaptability to change or variety in the environment
A synthetic material made from a wide range of organic polymers such as polyethylene, PVC, nylon, etc., that can be molded into shape while soft and then set into a rigid or slightly elastic form
Credit cards or other types of plastic card that can be used as money
he pays with cash instead of with plastic
fictile: capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material); "plastic substances such as wax or clay"
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
capable of being influenced or formed; "the plastic minds of children"; "a pliant nature"
credit card: 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?"
formative: forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning; "a formative influence"; "a formative experience"
(plastically) in a plastic manner; "he used the clay plastically"
A plastic material is any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic amorphous solids used in the manufacture of industrial products. Plastics are typically polymers of high molecular mass, and may contain other substances to improve performance and/or reduce costs. ...
Plastic, stylised as PLASTIC, is the second album by the Japanese electronica artist Mitsuki Aira. It was released July 22, 2009, and contains the singles "Robot Honey", "Sayonara Technopolis" and "Barbie Barbie".
Plastic is the third studio album by guitarist Joey Tafolla, released in 2001 on Mascot Records.
(Plasticity (brain)) Neuroplasticity (also known as cortical re-mapping) refers to the ability of the human brain to change as a result of one's experience, that the brain is 'plastic' and 'malleable'. ...
(Plasticity (physics)) In physics and materials science, plasticity describes the deformation of a material undergoing non-reversible changes of shape in response to applied forcesJ. Lubliner, 2008, Plasticity theory, Dover, ISBN 0486462900, 9780486462905.. ...
(The Plastics) Plastics—or, alternately, The Plastics—were a short-lived Japanese new wave music group prominent in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Their music was a major influence on Japanese pop music and their songs have been covered by many bands, most notably Polysics and Pizzicato Five.
A sculptor, moulder; Any solid but malleable substance; A synthetic, thermoplastic, solid, hydrocarbon-based polymer; Any similar synthetic material, not necessarily thermoplastic; credit or debit cards used in place of cash to buy goods and services; A person who is fake or arrogant, or ...
(plasticity) The quality or state of being plastic; the property of a solid body whereby it undergoes a permanent change in shape or size when subjected to a stress exceeding a particular value (the yield value)
(Plasticity) The property of a soil which allows it to be deformed beyond the point of recovery without cracking or appreciable volume change.
(Plasticity) The quality of clay that allows it to be easily manipulated and still maintain its shape.
(Plasticity) Tendency of a material to remain deformed, after reduction of the deforming stress, to a value equal to or less than its yield strength.
(Plasticity) The properties of a material that allow it to be shaped and to retain its shape. The plastic properties of clay are principally determined by the size of the platelets. The smaller the platelets the more plastic the clay is. ...
(Plasticity) The ability of cellular or tissue structures and their resultant function to be influenced by an ongoing activity.
(Plasticity) Long-term adaptive mechanism by which the nervous system restores or modifies itself toward normal levels of function.
(Plasticity) An inherent characteristic of a multipotent stem cell or pluripotent stem cell. Plasticity refers to the ability of stem cells to develop into two or more distinct types of specialized cells such as new blood cells and hepatocytes cells of the liver.
(Plasticity) The ability to be formed or molded; in reference to the brain, the ability to adapt to deficits and injury.
(Plasticity) this is a state of being plastic, which gives clay the ability to be molded, shaped and altered. TOP
(Plasticity) Used to determine the behaviour of the fine-grained portion of a soil. When a soil has a high plasticity, it can be molded into any shape without changing volume or cracking. Essentially, a soil with high plasticity will have the consistency of dough or Plasticine .
(plasticity) An organism's ability to alter or "mold" itself in response to local environmental conditions.