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hard rubber

n.
Ebonite.

hard rubber

n
(Elements & Compounds) a hard fairly inelastic material made by vulcanizing natural rubber. See vulcanite

hard′ rub′ber


n.
rubber vulcanized with a large amount of sulfur, usu. 25–35 percent, to render it stiff and comparatively inflexible.
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Noun1.hard rubber - a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubberhard rubber - 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
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No other company uses so much wire and hard rubber, or so many tons of brass rods, as the Western Electric.
There's hard rubber in the outsole's heel, and sticky rubber in the forefoot for enhanced traction.
Specialist for hard rubber lining, repair Tender no: STC-CN-006-15-MC Description: The scope of this tender is about specialist for hard rubber lining and repair services.
The detailed sampling includes three different mallet types: soft rubber, hard rubber, and plastic (also available as a free trial).
Grips started out as hard rubber and evolved to checkered wood about 1924.
You don't mention overall condition, so for argument's sake I'm going to assume you have a standard blued/case-hardened gun with hard rubber grips in 50 to 70 percent shape.
The father explains that "(the Guaranies) usually played with a ball that, despite being made of hard rubber was so lightweight and fast that on being struck, it would travel for an age.
The synthetic rubber track features hard rubber lugs that provide a smoothen quieter ride at higher speeds than A typical steel lugs, and also delivers superior stability and straight-line performance, making for a smoother ride.
We wouldn't advise using this file to recut S&W revolver ratchets, which approaches brain surgery in the degree of precision required (for that, a Swiss pattern is best), but the Vulcanite file is great for shadowline cheekpieces, shaping combs or schnables, inletting bolt knobs, and is great for shaping materials ranging from hard rubber to soft metals, plastics, and wood.
Long and short legs support the mat and cause it to feel resilient although it is fabricated from hard rubber.
5 : of, being, or relating to electricity of which the electron is the unit and which is produced in a hard rubber rod that has been rubbed with wool <a negative charge>
I believe it is all original: paint, hard rubber tires, etc.