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plastic in Plastics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplasticplas‧tic1 /ˈplæstɪk/ ●●● S2 W2 adjective  1 TIMHCEmade of plastic a plastic spoon plastic bags2 technicalCF a plastic substance can be formed into many different shapes and keeps the shape it is formed into until someone changes it3 ARTIFICIALsomething that is plastic looks or tastes artificial or not natural plastic food I hate that plastic smile of hers.
Examples from the Corpus
plasticBut not the man with the plastic bag.The murder weapon, a Kalashnikov free of fingerprints, was left at the scene in a plastic bag.By mid-century, Californians Charles and Ray Eames had molded their plastic chaise for a 1948 museum competition.They closed a few plants and decided to use the idle machinery to make plastic chips for cigarette filters.People emerge from the casinos with beers in one hand and plastic cups full of change in the other.She just let her feet get wet in their sensible plastic sandals.A clear plastic tarp flapped and ballooned in the breeze.I tried to find the plastic value of these fragments of our modern life.