He matū horihori. Ka ngohengohe ina whakamahanatia, ka mārō anō ina whakamātaotia. Ko te kirihou kōmāmā hei tauira o te kirihou rewarau. Ko te pātara kirihou hei tauira o tētahi mea ka hangaia ki te kirihou rewarau.
A synthetic material. It becomes soft when heated and rehardens when cooled. Polystyrene is an example of a thermoplastic. Plastic bottles are an example of something made from a thermoplastic.