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Noun[change]

Singular
plastic

Plural
plastics

  1. (uncountable) Plastic is a stiff but usually somewhat flexible man-made material, usually made using a hydrocarbon-based polymer.
  2. Any similar artificial material.
  3. (slang) Credit or debit cards that are used in place of cash to buy things.
  4. Made of plastic.
    We're throwing out too many plastic water bottles.

Adjective[change]

Positive
plastic

Comparative
more plastic

Superlative
most plastic

  1. Someone or something that is able to adapt to different conditions may be called plastic.
    ecologically plastic animals

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