foam rubber


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foam rubber

n.
A light firm spongy rubber made by beating air into latex and then curing it. Foam rubber has a wide range of uses including upholstery and insulation.

foam′ rub′ber


n.
a light, spongy rubber, used for mattresses, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foam rubber - spongy rubber; made by introducing air bubbles before vulcanization and used for cushioning or upholstery
foam - a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture
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
مَطّاط إسْفَنْجي
pěnová guma
skumgummi
habgumi
svampgúmmí

foam rubber

ngommapiuma ®

foam

(foum) noun
a mass of small bubbles on the surface of liquids etc.
verb
to produce foam. the beer foamed in the glass.
foam rubber
a form of rubber with a sponge-like appearance, used for stuffing chairs etc.

foam rubber

n gomaespuma, hule m espuma
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