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Synonyms for plastic

Synonyms for plastic

capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out, as by hammering or pressure

changing easily, as in expression

capable of withstanding stress without injury

marked by unnaturalness, pretension, and often a slavish love of fads

Synonyms for plastic

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

capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material)

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capable of being influenced or formed

forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning

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A machine that is specifically designed to do plastic has more force to give you better compression and has a device to hold the plastics in place while compressing--we call them dogs.
Environ Health Perspect 113:A670-A677 (2005)], photographs and their captions erroneously imply that plastic drink bottles contain ortho-phthalates.
The bad news is that in the same way that a banana peel takes decades to degrade in a landfill, biodegradable plastic needs to be composted to breakdown.
Right now only about 5 percent of the plastic used in grocery bags is recycled.
Plastics suppliers have had less success in overcoming another traditional problem--the pronounced expansion and contraction plastic panels undergo during temperature extremes.
Environmental groups also want the FDA to require companies to disclose the use of phthalates and compounds that mimic hormones on plastic container labels.
If the question of paper or plastic is about conserving our landfills so there is room for rubbish long into the future, plastic would seem to be the best choice.
No one knows how much plastic ends up in landfills (huge trash heaps), where it sits for centuries.
The researchers mixed various types of plastic with zeolite catalysts, including HZSM-5 and tetralin, in a sand bath, then placed the slurry in a "tubing-bomb" reactor.
Also the flexural, tensile and compressive strengths of plastic tooling are less than half that of most metals, and working temperature limitations are much lower.
Plastic media is used in the same fashion that either steel shot/grit or glass is used.
When plastic bags were introduced at the 250-plus Acme stores three years ago, much resistance was encountered on the part of customers.
We are honored to have been recognized by the SPE for our technological leadership and are also very pleased to see that the plastic industry recognizes the importance of sustainability and the benefits of our proprietary bio-resins," said Scheer.
Dodge Inserts for Plastics, Emhart Technologies, CT
told attendees about BRRC's single-stream-plus-glass program, which accepts co-mingled paper, plastic and metal from homes and collects glass separately at a drop-off center.