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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a light, resilient polystyrene plastic. This trademark often occurs in print in lowercase: "throw-away plates, utensils and styrofoam trays” ( Washington Post).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a light resilient foam of polystyrene


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