Meaning of bioplastic in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbʌɪə(ʊ)ˌplastɪk/

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mass noun
  • A plastic derived from biological substances rather than from petroleum, many types of which are biodegradable.

    ‘But what really makes this model different is that its case is made of bioplastic with materials extracted from corn.’
    • ‘He is turning plant oils, of the kind already used to make biodiesel, into "bioplastic."’
    • ‘But Finkenstadt plans to study whether replacing them with the electroactive bioplastic will allow faster recharge or longer charge storage.’
    • ‘Finkenstadt says the same rust protection may be achieved by spraying a micrometers-thick film of electroactive bioplastic, which can later be cleaned off with environmentally friendly enzymes.’