language twisted to fit various circumstances by politicians and other officials; words that can mean everything and nothing
noun 1. a very thin, transparent sheet of plastic, usually packaged in rolls and often having the ability to cling to other substances, used especially to wrap and store food and for microwave cooking.
[plas-tid] /ˈplæs tɪd/ noun, Cell Biology. 1. a small, double-membraned organelle of plant cells and certain protists, occurring in several varieties, as the chloroplast, and containing ribosomes, prokaryotic DNA, and, often, pigment. /ˈplæstɪd/ noun 1. any of various small particles in the cytoplasm of the cells of plants and some animals that contain pigments, starch, […]
[pla-steek; French pla-steek] /plæˈstik; French plaˈstik/ noun 1. a ballet technique for mastering the art of slow, controlled movement and statuelike posing. 2. .
[pla-stee-kœr] /pla stiˈkœr/ noun, plural plastiqueurs [pla-stee-kœr] /pla stiˈkœr/ (Show IPA). French. 1. a person, especially a terrorist, who makes, places, or detonates plastic bombs.