PLASTICITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PLASTICITY
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 n.  ability to be molded, formed, or modeled; quality or state of being plastic
Example Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
1  When clay dries out, it loses its plasticity and becomes less malleable.
2  These toys are made from tough plastic.
3  Many items in daily use are made out of plastic.
4  Each worker has to carry a magnetized plastic entry card.
5  Grow the bulbs in a transparent plastic box, so the children can see the roots growing.
6  Crowds of French and British families plodded around in yellow plastic macs.
7  I was sitting on a wobbly plastic chair.
8  She even had plastic surgery to change the shape of her nose.
9  The new plastic is completely inflexible.
10  He plucked a couple of plastic bags from the roll.
11  The plastic surgeon diagnosed my illness as a rare bone disease.
12  The plastic surface can be easily wiped.
13  She puts a piece of plastic tubing in her mouth and starts siphoning gas from a huge metal drum.
14  Glass and plastic objects lined the shelves.
15  Put your plastic card in the slot, and the machine will read it and identify who you are.
Classic Sentence:
1  As soon as the wax had softened to the plasticity of dough she kneaded the pieces together.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
2  She was no longer plastic clay, yielding imprint to each new experience.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  Under Morpeth's guidance her vivid plastic sense, hitherto nurtured on no higher food than dress-making and upholstery, found eager expression in the disposal of draperies, the study of attitudes, the shifting of lights and shadows.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
4  A girl on a hilltop; credulous, plastic, young; drinking the air as she longed to drink life.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
5  The eyes of the father followed the plastic and ingenious movements of the son with open delight, and he never failed to smile in reply to the other's contagious but low laughter.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
6  The sodden eyes had kept something of the loveliness of their blue, the noble curves had not yet completely passed away from chiselled nostrils and from plastic throat.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13