Definition of bioplastic in English:



mass noun
  • A type of biodegradable plastic derived from biological substances rather than petroleum.

    • ‘He is turning plant oils, of the kind already used to make biodiesel, into "bioplastic."’
    • ‘But what really makes this model different is that its case is made of bioplastic with materials extracted from corn.’
    • ‘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.’