Definition of hard plastic in English:

hard plastic


  • Originally: a substance that started in a plastic (mouldable) state and was subsequently made hard or rigid (now disused). In later use: a plastic that is hard and rigid, such as PVC, ABS, and polymerized methyl methacrylate; plastic of this kind.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From hard + plastic.


hard plastic

/ˌhɑːd ˈplastɪk/