thermosetting


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ther·mo·set·ting

 (thûr′mō-sĕt′ĭng)
adj.
Permanently hardening or solidifying on being heated. Used of certain synthetic resins.

thermosetting

(ˌθɜːməʊˈsɛtɪŋ)
adj
(Chemistry) (of a material, esp a synthetic plastic or resin) hardening permanently after one application of heat and pressure. Thermosetting plastics, such as phenol-formaldehyde, cannot be remoulded. Compare thermoplastic

ther•mo•set•ting

(ˈθɜr moʊˌsɛt ɪŋ)

adj.
pertaining to a type of plastic, as one of the urea resins, that sets when heated and cannot be remolded.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thermosetting - having the property of becoming permanently hard and rigid when heated or cured; "the phenol resins and plastics were the original synthetic thermosetting materials"
thermoplastic - having the property of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening and becoming rigid again when cooled; "thermoplastic materials can be remelted and cooled time after time without undergoing any appreciable chemical change"
Translations

thermosetting

[ˌθɜːməʊˈsetɪŋ] ADJ thermosetting plasticsplásticos mpl termoestables

thermosetting

[ˌθɜːməʊˈsɛtɪŋ] adjtermoindurente
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