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English definition of “plastic”

plastic

noun (SUBSTANCE)    /ˈplæs.tɪk/
A2 [C or U] an artificial substance that can be shaped when soft into many different forms and has many different uses: He put a sheet of plastic over the broken window. Those flowers aren't real - they're made of plastic.Plastics and rubber plastics [U] the process or business of producing plastic: The company has moved into plastics. the plastics industryPlastics and rubberIndustrial processingIndustry and industrial processes
(Definition of plastic noun (SUBSTANCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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