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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈplæs.tɪs.ɪ.ti/, /ˈplɑːs.tɪs.ɪ.ti/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈplæs.tɪs.ɪ.ti/, [ˈpʰlæs.tɪs.ɪ.ti], [ˈpʰlæs.tɪs.ɪ.ɾi]
- (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈplæs.tɪs.ɪ.ti/, [ˈplæs.tɪs.ɪ.ɾi]
- Rhymes: -ɪsɪti
- The quality or state of being plastic.
- 2016, Justin O. Schmidt, The Sting of the Wild, Johns Hopkins University Press, →ISBN, page 15:
- In place of a stinger, a male bee or wasp has hardened genitalia […] used for grasping the female during mating and transferring sperm. Male genitalia are a showcase of structural plasticity.
- (physics) the property of a solid body whereby it undergoes a permanent change in shape or size when subjected to a stress exceeding a particular value (the yield value)
- genomic plasticity
- phenotypic plasticity
quality of being plastic
property of a solid body
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