HyperDic: gum_elastic

English > 1 sense of the expression gum elastic:
NOUNsubstancegum elastic, rubber, natural rubber, India rubber, caoutchoucan elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera ... / genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products
English > gum elastic: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera ... / genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products.
Synonymsrubber, natural rubber, India rubber, caoutchouc
NarrowerPara rubberA type of natural rubber obtained from tropical South American trees
cold rubberA rubber made at low temperatures (5 degrees Centigrade) which is tougher than conventional rubber and is often used in car tires
crepe rubbercrude natural rubber
foam rubberspongy rubber
hard rubber, vulcanite, eboniteA hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber
BroaderlatexA milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air
Spanishcaucho, caucho natural, goma elástica, goma, poliisopreno
Catalancautxú, goma elàstica, goma

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