Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun thermoplastic

1 sense of thermoplastic

Sense 1
thermoplastic, thermoplastic resin -- (a material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled)
       => plastic -- (generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives)

Antonyms of adj thermoplastic

1 sense of thermoplastic

Sense 1
thermoplastic (vs. thermosetting) -- (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")

thermosetting (vs. thermoplastic), thermoset -- (having the property of becoming permanently hard and rigid when heated or cured; "the phenol resins and plastics were the original synthetic thermosetting materials")

Similarity of adj thermoplastic

1 sense of thermoplastic

Sense 1
thermoplastic (vs. thermosetting) -- (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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