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Plastic

A slang term for a credit card, especially when being used to make frivolous or luxurious purchases.
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Bring the fork close to the charged plastic strip and record what happens.
The present study was undertaken to overcome this problem by affixing the glass beads on a plastic strip with a non-reactive fixative before immobilization of enzyme.
There's a plastic strip with the words USA, twenty, and a small flag microprinted.
* Security thread: vertical plastic strip with "USA 50" and a flag image
Your film is a plastic strip, which is coated with light-sensitive silver halide crystals that float in a hardened gelatin.
The system consists of a continuous plastic strip which is spirally wound into the existing deteriorated host pipe.
The first offender attaches a plastic strip into the slot where people insert their cash cards, creating a loop which is very difficult to see.
The patient places the 15-cm plastic strip over his/her upper lip before going to sleep.
SEP particles and materials inside the plastic strip were etched preferentially and could be easily revealed using SEM.
Film is actually just a plastic strip coated with a special chemical that reacts when light touches it.
(Must be the cheapest plumbing tool in history!) I didn't need it at the time, but once he explained the little plastic strip's ability, I couldn't resist.
Cold Stop[R] curtains, patented by SMI, provide a revolutionary alternative to plastic strip curtains which are often used in coldrooms.