Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Even the ruined motors looked as though they were made of plastics.

From what was left of their hangar, their planes were made of plastics—not a piece of metal in them.

I have been working on this for months with a plastics company.

After all, he rationalized, plastics are notoriously unstable under certain conditions.

With the third blow the plastics cell cracked and the lignin poured out, a syrupy curtain sliding down.

It was to achieve enough money to permit the building of a dream, a laboratory of research in plastics.

Rubber, most plastics, dry wood, oils and glass are some of the good insulators.