1. Generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be moulded or extruded
into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives.
2. Capable of being moulded or modelled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material).
3. Capable of being influenced or formed.
4. Forming or capable of forming or moulding or fashioning.
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