- a brand name for a thermoplastic polymer of methyl methacrylate that is light in weight, resistant to weathering, capable of being bent when hot but returning to its original shape when reheated, used for signs
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Contemporary Examples of plexiglas
They stood in front of a Plexiglas partition like that at a bank and signed the papers needed for the modified $5 million bail.Feds Hope to Use Former Underling to Land Hedge-Fund Trader Steven Cohen
November 27, 2012
- trademark US a transparent plastic, polymethylmethacrylate, used for combs, plastic sheeting, etc
Word Origin and History for plexiglas
1935, proprietary name (Röhm & Haas) for a substance also sold as Perspex and Lucite. Often written incorrectly as plexiglass.