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Meaning of VULCANIZE

Pronunciation:  'vulku`nIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  subject to vulcanization; "vulcanized rubber"
  2. [v]  undergo vulcanization; "vulcanize rubber"
 

VULCANIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: vulcanise
 
 See Also: change, process, treat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vul"can*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vulcanized}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Vulcanizing}.]
To change the properties of, as caoutchouc, or India rubber,
by the process of vulcanization.

{Vulcanized fiber}, paper, paper pulp, or other fiber,
   chemically treated, as with metallic chlorides, so as to
   form a substance resembling ebonite in texture, hardness,
   etc. --Knight.

{Vulcanized rubber}, India rubber, vulcanized.

 

 

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