Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Rubber

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10187

n \rә-bәr\ n (1536) (1) A highly resilient material, capable of recovering from large deformations quickly; manufactured from the juice of rubber trees as well as other trees and plants. (2) Any of various synthetically produced materials having similar properties; an elastomer.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA