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In the early 2000s, a wave of sock manufacturers closed, followed by food-processing plants, plastics plants, automotive plants, and lightbulb factories.
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Also, in plastics, you know — quite often plastics are very hard to recycle because in just one little whatever cup, they use three different plastics, which actually cannot be taken apart in the recycling circle.
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The results from a week’s worth of testing showed above-average levels of chemical compounds that come from burning petroleum-based products like oil, fuel or plastics.
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Also, please don’t dispose of your recyclables in plastic garbage bags.
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This tent of plastic sheeting covers a patient’s head and shoulders.
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I had calculated that to make enough rock candy for that experiment, I would need to fill 52 plastic cups with a sugar solution.
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So she and her colleagues had people scrape the top of their tongues with a piece of plastic.
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Then you know how hard and strong these plastic building blocks are.
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Steel and plastic surfaces can harbor live virus for three days.
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To test this, he and his coworkers added a bit of flash-graphene to a plastic polymer.
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SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PLASTIC

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  • susceptible
  • tractable
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  • expandable
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  • tensile
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