- 1. thermoplastic, thermoplastic resin, plastic
- usage: a material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled
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- 1. thermoplastic (vs. thermosetting)
- usage: having the property of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening and becoming rigid again when cooled; "thermoplastic materials can be remelted and cooled time after time without undergoing any appreciable chemical change"
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