ebonite


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eb·on·ite

 (ĕb′ə-nīt′)
n.
A relatively inelastic rubber, made by vulcanization with a large amount of sulfur and used as an electrical insulating material.

ebonite

(ˈɛbəˌnaɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for vulcanite

vul•can•ite

(ˈvʌl kəˌnaɪt)

n.
a hard, polished vulcanized rubber used for combs, buttons, and electrical insulation.
Also called ebonite.
[1830–40]

Ebonite

A hard material used for such things as combs that was made by heating a mixture of rubber and sulfur under a slight pressure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ebonite - a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubberebonite - a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber
caoutchouc, gum elastic, India rubber, natural rubber, rubber - an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products
Translations
ebonit

ebonite

[ˈebənaɪt] Nebonita f

ebonite

nEbonit nt
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After almost 3 years of development, the founders of Montblanc launched in 1909 Rouge et Noir, the Maison's first fountain-pen series, made of black ebonite with a red cap top and inspired by the famous novel of the same name by Stendhal," said Montblanc.
After almost three years of development, the founders of Montblanc launched in 1909 "Rouge et Noir", the Maison's first fountain-pen series, made of black ebonite with a red cap top and inspired by the famous novel of the same name by Stendhal.
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Nelson Goodyear, Charles' brother, patented the manufacture of ebonite (hard rubber) in 1851.
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