from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A light firm spongy rubber made by beating air into latex and then curing it. Foam rubber has a wide range of uses including upholstery and insulation.
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- n. Expanded latex.
- n. Expanded polyurethane, the padding often used in cars and furniture.
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- n. spongy rubber; made by introducing air bubbles before vulcanization and used for cushioning or upholstery
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On a bed of foam rubber lay a pearl, a one-inch ball of platinum-coated polonium.