Vulcanized rubber


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 fiber, chemically treated, as with metallic chlorides, so as to form a substance resembling ebonite in texture, hardness, etc. --Knight.

{Vulcanized rubber}, India rubber, vulcanized. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.