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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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Countries across the globe have banned or limited the use of plastic bags and plastic straws.
'The single-use plastics are very thin and cheaper, so there are proposals that these plastic bags be increased to 40 microns (thicker) and consumers will be charged higher for them,' he said.
Most plastic comes from oil or natural gas refining, making it a target in the ongoing war on hydrocarbons.
According to a state law, any rigid plastic container sold in Oregon must contain at least 25 percent recycled content; be made of plastic that is recycled in Oregon at a rate of at least 25 percent; or be reusable (refillable for at least five times).
Recycling is a possibility for OEMs that wish to reuse portions of the plastic components that they collect.
So the issue is one of lowering the CTE for plastics. And Buckmaster says that they're working on two different materials for body panels that have reduced CTE.
Carpet manufacturers are looking for more plastic bones.
The Philips researchers made their device from the plastic pentacene and exploited its property of increasing the speed of electricity's flow--and therefore the device's frequency-when the voltage is raised.
Another article in the same issue, "Are EDCs Blurring Issues of Gender?" (Hood 2005), echoes this misperception concerning phthalates and plastic food packaging.
Products--like cutlery and cups, trash bags and take-out containers--that look like regular plastic but are one hundred percent biodegradable are available today.
Improved screw designs for wire and cable extrusion have typically come from extruder equipment manufacturers or polymer compound suppliers, whose main focus has been on pelletized plastics. Over the past 35 years, a variety of screw designs for plastics extrusion have been developed and marketed, typically centered around the classic metering-type geometry with a deep feed section, tapered transition section and shallow metering section.
Paper or plastic? You hear this very question every time you go to the grocery store.
DOW HS 2000NA plastic pigment is the first product offering in a new line of porous hollow plastic pigments for use in latex paper coating, offering benefits that improve the value of the paper to both the manufacturer and the printer.
The curves augment the database's existing single-point, tabular datasheet data on many thousands of grades of plastic materials, extending the usability of Prospector Web for plastics engineers and designers.