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rub·ber

(rŭb'ĕr),
The prepared inspissated milky juice of Hevea brasiliensis and other Hevea species (family Euphorbiaceae), known in commerce as pure Para rubber; used in the manufacture of various plasters, tissues, bandages, and in other applications.

rubber

See condom.

rubber

Sexology
noun Condom (US).
 
Vox populi
noun Eraser (UK).
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Zheng Wenrong stated at the ceremony: Halcyon Agri is not only a leader in the worlds natural rubber market, but also a powerful subsidiary of Sinochem International.
After purification, the resulting functionalized natural rubber samples were analyzed by using FTIR.
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Some economic studies indicate that there will be a natural rubber shortage worldwide by the mid-1990's and certainly by the turn of the century.
Bridgestone expects the same principles to guide the actions of its partners and suppliers within the natural rubber industry.
Kent Elastomer Products, a manufacturer of dipped natural rubber latex tubing, reported on Tuesday the addition of Vytex Low Protein Natural Rubber Latex (Vytex NRL), expanding the company's Dip Molded product line.
Indonesia's boosted exports of natural rubber to China taking advantage of falling supply from two largest rivals Thailand and Malaysia.

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