neoprene

(redirected from neoprenes)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

ne·o·prene

 (nē′ə-prēn′)
n.
A synthetic rubber produced by polymerization of chloroprene and used in weather-resistant products, adhesives, shoe soles, sportswear, paints, and rocket fuels.

neoprene

(ˈniːəʊˌpriːn)
n
(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]

ne•o•prene

(ˈni əˌprin)

n.
an oil-resistant synthetic rubber: used in putty, paint, crepe soles for shoes, etc.
[1935–40]

ne·o·prene

(nē′ə-prēn′)
A tough synthetic rubber that is resistant to the effects of oils, solvents, heat, and weather.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
synthetic rubber, rubber - any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber
Translations

neoprene

[ˈniːəʊˌpriːn] nneoprene m
References in periodicals archive ?
I'd say if the outside air is below freezing, and, generally, there is snow and ice and bitter cold, neoprenes - the heaviest-duty waders - are best,'' Shadrin said.
Box 3402 Houston, TX 77253 (713) 466-4365 Tom Turner, Sales Manager Equipment: Mixer (internal) and open mill Mixing capabilities: Nitriles, neoprenes, FKM, Aflas, NR, EPDM and silicones Tech service: yes Recipe development: yes
Box 3402 Houston, TX 77253 (713) 466-4365 Tom Turner, Sales Manager Equipment: Banbury and open mill Mixing capabilities: Nitriles, neoprenes, fluoroelastomers, Aflas, natural rubber, EPDM and silicones