Definition of Plasticine

1. Noun. A synthetic material resembling clay but remaining soft; used as a substitute for clay or wax in modeling (especially in schools).

Language type: Trademark
Generic synonyms: Synthetic, Synthetic Substance

Definition of Plasticine

1. Noun. A brand of modelling clay, a putty-like modelling material made from calcium salts, petroleum jelly and fatty acids. ¹

2. Noun. modelling clay. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plasticine

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plasticine

Plasmodiidae
Plasmodiophora
Plasmodiophoraceae
Plasmodium aethiopicum
Plasmodium brazilianum
Plasmodium cathemerium
Plasmodium durae
Plasmodium juxtanucleare
Plasmodium kochi
Plasmodium ovale
Plasmodium relictum
Plasmodromata
Plastic Paddy
Plasticine (current term)
Plasticines
Plata River
Plataea
Platalea
Platalea leucorodia
Plataleidae
Platanaceae
Platanistidae
Platanthera
Platanthera bifolia
Platanthera chlorantha
Platanthera leucophea
Platanus acerifolia
Platanus occidentalis

Literary usage of Plasticine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Teaching of Geography by William James Sutherland (1909)
"Plasticine MODELS. Plasticine is a commercial modeling material. ... Procedure: '' Flatten pieces of gray .plasticine between finger and thumb, ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1916)
".Jolt's Plasticine is a clean, germ-proof, ... Plasticine • eota u«. Write any way for our hook, "Toys That •=-^h," and a book about the Baby Cariole for «! ..."

3. Professional Denture Service by George Wood Clapp, Russell Wilford Tench (1921)
"The teeth of the trial denture will be pressed into the plasticine far enough to leave a shallow imprint of their cusps in the plasticine. ..."

4. Manual of bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1913)
"Plasticine is placed round the margin of the upper surface of each capsule. Plate cultures having been made in glass dishes in tho usual way, ..."

5. Bacteriology and Mycology of Foods by Fred Wilbur Tanner (1919)
"Besides the half of the Petri dish containing the culture, this method requires a glass plate 125 mm. square, plasticine, and cellulose absorbent rings. ..."

6. The Teaching of Geography by William James Sutherland (1909)
"Plasticine MODELS. Plasticine is a commercial modeling material. ... Procedure: '' Flatten pieces of gray .plasticine between finger and thumb, ..."

7. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1916)
".Jolt's Plasticine is a clean, germ-proof, ... Plasticine • eota u«. Write any way for our hook, "Toys That •=-^h," and a book about the Baby Cariole for «! ..."

8. Professional Denture Service by George Wood Clapp, Russell Wilford Tench (1921)
"The teeth of the trial denture will be pressed into the plasticine far enough to leave a shallow imprint of their cusps in the plasticine. ..."

9. Manual of bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1913)
"Plasticine is placed round the margin of the upper surface of each capsule. Plate cultures having been made in glass dishes in tho usual way, ..."

10. Bacteriology and Mycology of Foods by Fred Wilbur Tanner (1919)
"Besides the half of the Petri dish containing the culture, this method requires a glass plate 125 mm. square, plasticine, and cellulose absorbent rings. ..."

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