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- n. A process by which rubber is hardened using heat and sulphur.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of imparting to caoutchouc, gutta-percha, or the like, greater elasticity, durability, or hardness by heating with sulphur under pressure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A method of treating caoutchouc or india-rubber with some form of sulphur, to effect certain changes in its properties, and yield a soft (vulcanized india-rubber) or a hard (vulcauite) product.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. process of treating rubber or rubberlike materials with sulphur at great heat to improve elasticity and strength or to harden them
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