Definitions

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  • adv. In a plastic way; through moulding; flexibly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a plastic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a plastic manner; by molding or modeling, as a plastic substance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a plastic manner

Etymologies

From plastic +‎ -ally. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • How about an old grumpy man with a rich, plastically-enhanced wife with million dollar mensions?

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  • This then plastically deforms the rock which might then get moved into the stellar facing ocean of molten rock to be remelted and vaporized.

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  • Filippo Marinetti, the war-loving Italian poet who wrote of Mussolini: "Futurist eloquence, well masticated by teeth of steel, plastically sculpted by his intelligent hand that shaves off the useless clay of hostile opinions"?

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  • The tectonic forces plastically deformed the clays and mudstones, but the sandstones and conglomerates broke into semi-regularly shaped pieces that Osmanagic and his team have excavated in numerous places, interpreting them as “pavements,” “terraces,” “concrete blocks,” “foundation stones,”

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  • They show the brain adapts by plastically dedicating some "brain structure" for the control of the robot arm.

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  • Duromers are chemically hardened plastics, which cannot be plastically deformed, the processing must therefore be performed through machining.

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  • Even the hardest bitumen qualities must be regarded as fluids, which can be plastically deformed and can therefore give with movements.

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  • Three Lock-Horne hostesses sat on stools behind a tall counter, smiling plastically.

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  • BAKING AND CONFECTIONARY are the most plastically exploitable food preparations.

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  • The whole four acts, with the various ballets, gave a perfectly faithful representation of the period as described by Diodorus and Herodotus, and as plastically shown on the reliefs discovered at Nineveh by Sir Henry Layard and subsequently by

    William of Germany

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