Imaging running the world’s largest credit card network, and not having your own plastic.
plastic (money) noun [U]
credit cards or debit cards, rather than money in the form of notes, coins or cheques:
I'd prefer a restaurant where they take plastic.
- Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure: a malleable metal.
- Easily controlled or influenced; tractable.
- Able to adjust to changing circumstances; adaptable: the malleable mind of the pragmatist.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin malleābilis, from malleāre, to hammer, from Latin malleus, hammer.]malleability mal'le·a·bil'i·ty or mal'le·a·ble·ness n.
malleably mal'le·a·bly adv.
SYNONYMS malleable, ductile, plastic, pliable, pliant. These adjectives mean capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out: malleable metals such as gold and silver; ductile copper; a plastic substance such as wax; soaked the leather to make it pliable; pliant molten glass.