[ plek-si-glas, -glahs ]
/ ˈplɛk sɪˌglæs, -ˌglɑs /
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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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Words nearby Plexiglas
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How to use Plexiglas in a sentence
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|Michael Daly|November 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Plexiglas
/ (ˈplɛksɪˌɡlɑːs) /
trademark US a transparent plastic, polymethylmethacrylate, used for combs, plastic sheeting, etc
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