PLASTICITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PLASTICITY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  ability to be molded, formed, or modeled; quality or state of being plastic
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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   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
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 13
Example Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
16  The plastic arts include sculpture, pottery and painting.
17  The electricians have performed wonders in recording these long dead voices from old wax onto modern plastic surfaces.
18  The chairs were covered in some sort of plastic stuff.
19  The owners say inflation in the price of tea, plastic cups, tinned milk and gas to heat the water means they have little choice but to increase the cost if they're to stay in business.
20  Heart surgeons use PRP to strengthen tissues in bypass operations, and some plastic surgeons and dermatologists use it as an alternative to facial fillers.
21  Unless the plastic is specially designed to decompose in the soil, such materials can last a very long time.
22  This small icon indicates that the plastic yard sign they adorn is either recyclable.
23  The heat will deform the plastic sculpture.
24  Before you can open the aspirin bottle, you must first perforate the plastic safety seal that covers the cap.
25  The presence of plastic residue is nothing more than an indication of possible doping.
26  A large glass or plastic bottle, usually encased in a protective basket or crate and often used to hold corrosive liquids.
27  The ersatz strawberry shortcake tasted more like plastic than real cake.
28  The owners say inflation in the price of tea, plastic cups, tinned milk, and gas means they have little choice but to increase the cost.
29  So, I called my plastic surgeon, Dr. Epstein, on a Sunday at 4pm.
30  In the bottom of the trough is a length of plastic gutter that carries the liquid into a bucket.