vulcanization


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vul·ca·nize

 (vŭl′kə-nīz′)
tr.v. vul·ca·nized, vul·ca·niz·ing, vul·ca·niz·es
To improve the strength, resiliency, and freedom from stickiness and odor of (rubber, for example) by combining with sulfur or other additives in the presence of heat and pressure.

vul′ca·niz′a·ble adj.
vul′ca·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
vul′ca·niz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vulcanization - process of treating rubber or rubberlike materials with sulphur at great heat to improve elasticity and strength or to harden themvulcanization - process of treating rubber or rubberlike materials with sulphur at great heat to improve elasticity and strength or to harden them
processing - preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure; "the processing of newly arrived immigrants"; "the processing of ore to obtain minerals"
Translations

vulcanization

[ˌvʌlkənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nvulcanización f

vulcanization

vulcanization

[ˌvʌlkənaɪˈzeɪʃn] nvulcanizzazione f
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