reinforced plastic


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reinforced plastic

[¦rē·ən′fȯrst ′plas·tik]
(materials)
High-strength filled plastic product used for mechanical, construction, and electrical products, automotive components, and ablative coatings; filling can be whiskers of glass, metal, boron, or other materials.

reinforced plastic

A plastic having imbedded high-strength fillers to provide mechanical properties which are superior to those of the base material.
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