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plastique

[ pla-steek; French pla-steek ]
/ plæˈstik; French plaˈstik /
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noun
a ballet technique for mastering the art of slow, controlled movement and statuelike posing.
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Origin of plastique

1795–1805; <French: plastic
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How to use plastique in a sentence

  • Beijerinck, M. W.: 1891, Sur l'aliment photogène et l'aliment plastique des bactéries lumineuses.

  • Pose plastique; King Bruce snuffing up the incense of flattery!

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