Definition of thermoplastic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌθɜːməʊˈplæstɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌθɜːrmoʊˈplæstɪk//
[uncountable] (specialist) Materials and properties
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a plastic material that can be easily shaped and bent when it is heated, and that becomes hard when it is cooled See related entries: Materials and properties
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: thermoplastic