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Any of various polymers having the elastic properties of natural rubber.

e·las′to·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.
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(Chemistry) any material, such as natural or synthetic rubber, that is able to resume its original shape when a deforming force is removed
[C20: from elastic + -mer]
elastomeric adj
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(ɪˈlæs tə mər)

an elastic substance occurring naturally, as natural rubber, or produced synthetically, as butyl rubber.
[1935–40; elast (ic) + -o- + -mer]
e•las`to•mer′ic (-ˈmɛr ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.elastomer - any of various elastic materials that resemble rubber (resumes its original shape when a deforming force is removed)
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
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The new TPE compounds fall into two broad categories--block copolymers where a rigid phase is dispersed in an elastic matrix, and those where an elastomeric phase is dispersed in a rigid matrix, says Martin Mack, Bertorff's v.p.
Currently, there are three 100% solids coating systems available: elastomeric polyurethane, elastomeric polyurea and rigid polyurethane.
The other is the RB polymer sealing surface bonded to an elastomeric seal lip.
The Arcusaflex couplings feature elastomeric silicone-rubber elements which are suited for the high temperature applications, the company said.
Key statement: The invention is concerned with the field of polymer chemistry and relates to elastomeric materials as usable, for example, as an inner liner material for motor vehicle tires, and to the use thereof.