vulcanized

vulcanized
vulcanize (Amer.) 'vul·can·ize || 'vʌlkənaɪz v. treat crude rubber with sulphur and expose it to high temperatures to increase its durability and elasticity (also vulcanise)

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  • Vulcanized — Vulcanize Vul can*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vulcanized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vulcanizing}.] To change the properties of, as caoutchouc, or India rubber, by the process of vulcanization. [1913 Webster] {Vulcanized fiber}, paper, paper pulp, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulcanized — un·vulcanized; vulcanized; …   English syllables

  • vulcanized fibre — noun A fibre obtained by treating paper pulp with zinc chloride solution, used for low voltage insulation • • • Main Entry: ↑Vulcan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vulcanized fibre — The British patent for vulcanized fibre was obtained in 1859 by Thomas Taylor, an Englishman. [http://www.deldot.gov/archaeology/henderson road/pdf/chap 4 the bounty.pdf ; p 4 8.] This patent came after the introduction of celluloid… …   Wikipedia

  • Vulcanized fiber — Vulcanize Vul can*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vulcanized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vulcanizing}.] To change the properties of, as caoutchouc, or India rubber, by the process of vulcanization. [1913 Webster] {Vulcanized fiber}, paper, paper pulp, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vulcanized rubber — Vulcanize Vul can*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vulcanized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vulcanizing}.] To change the properties of, as caoutchouc, or India rubber, by the process of vulcanization. [1913 Webster] {Vulcanized fiber}, paper, paper pulp, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulcanized fiber — noun Etymology: from Vulcanized Fibre, a trademark Date: circa 1884 a tough substance made by treatment of cellulose and used for luggage and electrical insulation and in packaging …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vulcanized rubber — guma statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Vulkanizuotas kaučiukas. atitikmenys: angl. gum; processed rubber; rubber; vulcanizate; vulcanized rubber rus. резина …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • vulcanized rubber — guma statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Sintetinio arba natūraliojo kaučiuko vulkanizacijos produktas. atitikmenys: angl. gum; processed rubber; rubber; vulcanized rubber vok. Gumme, f rus. резина, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • vulcanized fiber — noun a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth • Syn: ↑fiber, ↑fibre • Hypernyms: ↑fabric, ↑cloth, ↑material, ↑textile * * * noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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