Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A composition, somewhat like plaster of Paris, used in modeling.

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  • noun dated A plastic explosive.

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

  • noun an explosive material that is easily molded around the object it is intended to destroy

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Latin plasticus, plastic, of modeling; see plastic.]

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