Vulcanized
Vulcanize 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. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • vulcanized — un·vulcanized; vulcanized; …   English syllables

  • vulcanized — vulcanize (Amer.) vul·can·ize || vÊŒlkÉ™naɪz v. treat crude rubber with sulphur and expose it to high temperatures to increase its durability and elasticity (also vulcanise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vulcanized — adjective (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity) • Syn: ↑cured, ↑vulcanised • Similar to: ↑processed …   Useful english dictionary

  • vulcanized fibre — noun A fibre obtained by treating paper pulp with zinc chloride solution, used for low voltage insulation • • • Main Entry: ↑Vulcan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vulcanized fibre — The British patent for vulcanized fibre was obtained in 1859 by Thomas Taylor, an Englishman. [http://www.deldot.gov/archaeology/henderson road/pdf/chap 4 the bounty.pdf ; p 4 8.] This patent came after the introduction of celluloid… …   Wikipedia

  • Vulcanized fiber — Vulcanize 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. [1913 Webster] {Vulcanized fiber}, paper, paper pulp, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vulcanized rubber — Vulcanize 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. [1913 Webster] {Vulcanized fiber}, paper, paper pulp, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulcanized fiber — noun Etymology: from Vulcanized Fibre, a trademark Date: circa 1884 a tough substance made by treatment of cellulose and used for luggage and electrical insulation and in packaging …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vulcanized rubber — guma statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Vulkanizuotas kaučiukas. atitikmenys: angl. gum; processed rubber; rubber; vulcanizate; vulcanized rubber rus. резина …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • vulcanized rubber — guma statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Sintetinio arba natūraliojo kaučiuko vulkanizacijos produktas. atitikmenys: angl. gum; processed rubber; rubber; vulcanized rubber vok. Gumme, f rus. резина, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”