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(Elements & Compounds) any of various synthetic materials, similar to natural rubber, made by polymerizing unsaturated hydrocarbons, such as isoprene and butadiene
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|Noun||1.||synthetic rubber - any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber|
silicone rubber - made from silicone elastomers; retains flexibility resilience and tensile strength over a wide temperature range
neoprene - a synthetic rubber that is resistant to oils and aging; used in waterproof products
butyl rubber - synthetic rubber made by polymerizing isobutylene
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