thermoplastic

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ther·mo·plas·tic

(ther'mō-plas'tik),
A classification for materials that can be made soft by the application of heat and harden on cooling.

thermoplastic

[ther′mō·plas′tik]
Etymology: Gk, thermē, heat + plassein, to mold
softening under heat and capable of being molded into shape with pressure, then hardening on cooling without undergoing chemical change.

ther·mo·plas·tic

(ther'mō-plas'tik)
Classification for materials that can be softened by application of heat and hardened on cooling.