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Styrofoam

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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StyrofoamSty‧ro‧foam /ˈstaɪərəfəʊm $ ˈstaɪrəfoʊm/ noun [uncountable]  trademarkTI a soft light plastic material that prevents heat or cold from passing through it, used especially to make containers a Styrofoam cup
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StyrofoamA giant Styrofoam heart to send to your true love, from Better Than a Letter, $ 4. 50.The little Styrofoam houses he used to show off his idea were as far as the scheme advanced during his tenure.Inside, covered by a light packing of Styrofoam bubbles, were thin plastic envelopes showing the glint of metal.The Styrofoam plant is now wholly owned by Dow.
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