This page also needs to consider the meaning of Plastic used in the arts and in art criticism.
Plastic as "moldable"
Plastic as "subject to human will"
Chris.rider 17:46, 11 December 2007 (UTC)
This meaning is described as archaic but it is still very current in the field of materials science and is often opposed to "elastic". Since the entry gives "elastic" as an antonym, it is quietly recognising this in any case. Spinningspark 22:16, 5 January 2009 (UTC)