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A synthetic rubber produced by polymerization of chloroprene and used in weather-resistant products, adhesives, shoe soles, sportswear, paints, and rocket fuels.
(Elements & Compounds) a synthetic rubber obtained by the polymerization of chloroprene. It is resistant to oil and ageing and is used in waterproof products, such as diving suits, paints, and adhesives
[C20: from neo- + pr(opyl) + -ene]
an oil-resistant synthetic rubber: used in putty, paint, crepe soles for shoes, etc.
A tough synthetic rubber that is resistant to the effects of oils, solvents, heat, and weather.
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|Noun||1.||neoprene - a synthetic rubber that is resistant to oils and aging; used in waterproof products|
chloroprene - derivative of butadiene used in making neoprene by polymerization