HyperDic: latex

English > 2 senses of the word latex:
NOUNsubstancelatexa milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air
artifactlatex, latex paint, rubber-base painta water-base paint that has a latex binder
latex > pronunciation
Soundsley'teh.ks
RhymesAix ... x / X: 35 rhymes with ehks...
English > latex: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air.
Narrowerrubber, natural rubber, India rubber, gum elastic, 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
Broaderexudate, exudationA substance that oozes out from plant pores / pores
Spanishlátex
Catalanlàtex
English > latex: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA water-base paint that has a latex binder.
Synonymslatex paint, rubber-base paint
Broaderwater-base paintpaint in which water is used as the vehicle

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