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About the origin of the word - PLASTICS

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The English word "plastic" or "plastics" originated from the Greek word "plastikos," which means to "grow" or "form." The word was used first as an adjective meaning "formative = plastic" (capable of being deformed without rupture), then it began to be used as a noun. The name "plastic" directly means the "capability to be formed, " one of the features of plastics.