deformation of a material that remains rigid under stresses of less than a certain intensity but that behaves under severer stresses approximately as a Newtonian fluid.
- Also called plastic deformation.
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How to use plastic flow in a sentence
However, in this season of overindulgence, I’m adopting other ways to stem the plastic flow, like resisting the cheap plastic stocking stuffers that my kids ask for on the checkout line.My Kids Want Plastic Toys. I Want to Go Green. Here's the Middle Ground | Emily Barone | December 10, 2021 | Time