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Vinyl vs. Plastic

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Wikipedia
  • Vinyl (noun)

    The univalent radical CH2=CH−, derived from ethylene

  • Vinyl (noun)

    Any of various compounds and substances containing the vinyl radical, especially various tough, flexible, shiny plastics

  • Vinyl (noun)

    Phonograph records as a medium

    "Many DJs prefer vinyl to CDs."

  • Vinyl (adjective)

    containing the vinyl radical

  • Vinyl (adjective)

    Made of polyvinyl chloride.

  • Plastic (noun)

    A synthetic, solid, hydrocarbon-based polymer, whether thermoplastic or thermosetting.

  • Plastic (noun)

    Credit or debit cards used in place of cash to buy goods and services.

  • Plastic (noun)

    Fakeness, or a person who is fake or arrogant, or believes that they are better than the rest of the population.

  • Plastic (noun)

    A sculptor, moulder.

  • Plastic (noun)

    Any solid but malleable substance.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant. from 17th c.

    "malleable|flexible|pliant|Thesaurus:moldable"

    "elastic"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Producing tissue. from 17th c.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Creative, formative. from 17th c.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Capable of adapting to varying conditions; characterized by environmental adaptability. from 19th c.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the inelastic, non-brittle, deformation of a material. from 19th c.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Made of plastic. from 20th c.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Inferior or not the real thing. from 20th c.

    "ersatz"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Fake.

    "fake"

    "genuine"

Wiktionary
  • Vinyl (noun)

    synthetic resin or plastic consisting of polyvinyl chloride or a related polymer, used for wallpapers and other covering materials and for gramophone records

    "the vinyl is cut to size with a craft knife"

    "vinyl floor tiles"

  • Vinyl (noun)

    vinyl used as the standard material for records

    "fans had to wait almost a year before the song eventually appeared on vinyl"

    "sales of vinyl recordings"

  • Vinyl (noun)

    a vinyl record

    "he had plenty of tapes and vinyls"

  • Vinyl (noun)

    of or denoting the unsaturated hydrocarbon radical β€”CH=CHβ‚‚, derived from ethylene by removal of a hydrogen atom

    "a vinyl group"

  • Plastic (noun)

    a synthetic material made from a wide range of organic polymers such as polyethylene, PVC, nylon, etc., that can be moulded into shape while soft, and then set into a rigid or slightly elastic form

    "mains pipes should be made of plastic or copper"

    "bottles can be made from a variety of plastics"

  • Plastic (noun)

    credit cards or other types of plastic card that can be used as money

    "he pays with cash instead of with plastic"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    made of plastic

    "plastic bottles"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    not genuine; artificial or unnatural

    "a holiday rep with huge white teeth and a plastic smile"

    "long-distance flights with their plastic food"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    (of a substance or material) easily shaped or moulded

    "rendering the material more plastic"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    offering scope for creativity

    "the writer is drawn to words as a plastic medium"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    exhibiting adaptability to change or variety in the environment.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    relating to moulding or modelling in three dimensions, or to produce three-dimensional effects

    "the plastic arts"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    (in science and technology) relating to the permanent deformation of a solid without fracture by the temporary application of force.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Vinyl (noun)

    The hypothetical radical C2H3, regarded as the characteristic residue of ethylene and that related series of unsaturated hydrocarbons with which the allyl compounds are homologous.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Having the power to give form or fashion to a mass of matter; as, the plastic hand of the Creator.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Capable of being molded, formed, or modeled, as clay or plaster; - used also figuratively; as, the plastic mind of a child.

  • Plastic (adjective)

    Pertaining or appropriate to, or characteristic of, molding or modeling; produced by, or appearing as if produced by, molding or modeling; - said of sculpture and the kindred arts, in distinction from painting and the graphic arts.

  • Plastic (noun)

    A substance composed predominantly of a synthetic organic high polymer capable of being cast or molded; many varieties of plastic are used to produce articles of commerce (after 1900). [MW10 gives origin of word as 1905]

Webster Dictionary
  • Vinyl (noun)

    a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene

  • Vinyl (noun)

    shiny and tough and flexible plastic; used especially for floor coverings

  • Plastic (noun)

    generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives

  • Plastic (adjective)

    used of the imagination;

    "material...transformed by the plastic power of the imagination"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material);

    "plastic substances such as wax or clay"

  • Plastic (adjective)

    capable of being influenced or formed;

    "the plastic minds of children"

    "a pliant nature"

Princeton's WordNet

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