vulcanite


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vul·ca·nite

 (vŭl′kə-nīt′)
n.
A hard rubber produced by vulcanization.

vulcanite

(ˈvʌlkəˌnaɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a hard usually black rubber produced by vulcanizing natural rubber with large amounts of sulphur. It is resistant to chemical attack: used for chemical containers, electrical insulators, etc. Also called: ebonite

vul•can•ite

(ˈvʌl kəˌnaɪt)

n.
a hard, polished vulcanized rubber used for combs, buttons, and electrical insulation.
Also called ebonite.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vulcanite - a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubbervulcanite - 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

vulcanite

[ˈvʌlkənaɪt] Nvulcanita f, ebonita f

vulcanite

nHartgummi m, → Ebonit nt
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