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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled adj. - Having the property of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening and becoming rigid again when cooled.

Usage examples (37)
  • thermoplastic materials can be remelted and cooled time after time without undergoing any appreciable chemical change
  • The term thermoplastic means simply a plastic that when heated softens and hardens again when cooled.
  • Moulding compounds with synthetic material (thermoplastic)
  • At first I thought the thermoplastic was an embedded LED pattern. for more
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