Definition of postforming in English:

postforming

noun

  • Reshaping of a plastic material on reheating after its initial forming or shaping; specifically shaping of a thermosetting plastic laminate carried out on reheating before setting is complete.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Metals & Alloys. From post- + forming. Compare later post-form.

Pronunciation

postforming

/ˈpəʊs(t)fɔːmɪŋ/