EN plastic
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{noun}

  1. general
  2. construction
  3. colloquial
  4. trademark

1. general

plastic

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"substance"

plastic (also: PVC)
The outside is made of hard plastic, but that's just the sleeve.
Aunque el exterior del disquete está fabricado de plástico duro, esto es solo la funda.
Even though the outside is made of hard plastic, that's just the sleeve.
Aunque el exterior del disquete está fabricado de plástico duro, esto es sólo la funda.
Here you see the plastic gadget that this is all about.
Aquí puede usted ver el dispositivo de plástico sobre el que gira todo esto.

2. construction

plastic (also: ductile)
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plástico {m} [construct.]
They are a plastic, but they are not really designated as one or the other.
Son un plástico, pero no van designados, en realidad, como una cosa o la otra.
The outside is made of hard plastic, but that's just the sleeve.
Aunque el exterior del disquete está fabricado de plástico duro, esto es solo la funda.
Even though the outside is made of hard plastic, that's just the sleeve.
Aunque el exterior del disquete está fabricado de plástico duro, esto es sólo la funda.
plastic
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dúctil {m} [construct.]

3. colloquial

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"credit cards"

One example is fraud with non-cash means of payment - in short, plastic money and credit cards.
Como ejemplo de esto puede servir el fraude con medios de pago distintos del efectivo, dicho en leguaje corriente, con el dinero de plástico o las tarjetas de crédito.

4. trademark

plastic (also: imitation leather)
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eskai {m} [TM]

Synonyms (English) for "plastic":

plastic

Context sentences for "plastic" in Spanish

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EnglishAs it is difficult to recycle plastic, something must be done about this.
Habida cuenta de que se trata de un material difícil de reciclar es importante que se busque una solución.
EnglishIts stated intention is to wait until the plastic card is introduced.
Quiere esperar hasta que llegue la tarjeta plastificada.
EnglishTo date, plastic has had no positive residual value.
Hasta la fecha este material no genera ningún valor residual positivo.
Englishwho'd be stupid enough to put a plastic plate in the oven?
¡en qué cabeza cabe meter un plato de plástico en el horno!
EnglishThere is actually a bioplastic and other plastic materials.
El argumento que ha expuesto es totalmente absurdo.
EnglishI can guarantee consumers that we shall continue to be cautious so that, for example, phthalates are not released from soft plastic.
Si se utiliza de forma correcta, creo que verdaderamente pueden conllevar una reducción de los aditivos.
Englishthe frames were replaced with plastic ones
cambiaron los marcos por unos de plástico
Englishher face was rebuilt by a plastic surgeon
un cirujano plástico le rehízo la cara
Englishhe had plastic surgery on his nose
le hicieron la cirugía estética en la nariz
EnglishA plastic credit card-type driving licence would be ideal. The current paper licences lend themselves to fraud.
Un permiso de conducción del tipo de una tarjeta de crédito sería ideal, ya que las actuales licencias de papel se prestan al fraude.
Englisha tile-effect plastic covering
un revestimiento de plástico imitando azulejos
Englishit's plastic but it looks like leather
EnglishA wireless camera inside a plastic
Una cámara inalámbrica dentro de una
Englishthey fitted him with a plastic hip
Englishfiberglass reinforced plastic
plástico reforzado con vidrio fibroso 
Englishand then we have these plastic ones
EnglishMr President, phthalates are used for softening plastic in toys and can harm foetuses, cause liver damage and impair people ’ s reproductive ability.
La Directiva permite un valor límite del 0,10  %, que en Dinamarca se sitúa en la mitad, es decir, 0.05 %.
EnglishPackaging is important to protect the product, but surely a double layer of plastic around a small piece of bread is taking things slightly too far.
Finalmente, quiero hacer un comentario sobre los aspectos económicos y sociales de la prevención de residuos.
Englishthey make them out of plastic now
Englishwe ate off plastic plates