[pla-stis-i-tee] /plæˈstɪs ɪ ti/

the quality or state of being .
the capability of being molded, receiving shape, or being made to assume a desired form:
the plasticity of social institutions; the great plasticity of clay.
the quality of being plastic or able to be moulded
(in pictorial art) the quality of depicting space and form so that they appear three-dimensional

1782, from plastic + -ity.


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