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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having the property of becoming permanently hard and rigid when heated or cured.

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  • The phenol resins and plastics were the original synthetic thermosetting materials
  • All plastics materials can be classified as either thermoplastic or thermosetting:
  • Hexion says it's the world's largest producer of thermosetting resins, known in the trade as "thermosets."
  • Rifles were originally stocked with wood because the chemists of the late 1400s had not gotten around to inventing Kevlar, fiberglass, and thermosetting plastics. for more
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