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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.
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rubber

Sexology
noun Condom (US).
 
Vox populi
noun Eraser (UK).
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The province is also set for the next bidding of rubber tree seedlings for those who will avail of the program.
In the preface for Rubber Trees, Wong mentions the tropical rainforests of the South Seas as "a heaven of wild grass and trees, kingdom of fruits, and origin of myths." The "South Seas" (literal meaning: the "Southern Ocean") is a traditional Chinese name for the geographical region south of China, particularly Southeast Asia, which has an implication of cultural Sino-centrism.
The SOC was highest in rubber trees 22-23 years of age, and lowest in early stages of growth, or unproductive rubber trees, 4-5 years old.
Nache described the 10 years of hard labour, huge investment and hard work required to nurture the rubber trees to maturity as a 'herculean task'.
Specimens were collected at 10 locations on the island, including natural old-growth forest as well as planted forests, mostly rubber tree plantations.
Those constructed on Cypress 1, 2, 3 and 5th presented different types of exposure, whereas in old Rubber trees just one type were marked 7th, presented by a great concealment case.
The 55-year-old Joseph, who has tapped rubber trees for three decades, said he had lost Rs200,000 this year and that he would not resume tapping unless rubber prices rose to Rs150 per kg.
Fortunately, almost 2,000 plants besides rubber trees produce rubber.
To compare the [[eta].sub.E] of each NR sample along the 23 tapping months and also in comparison to different rubber trees, it was chosen the value of [[eta].sub.E] at [[epsilon] .sub.H] of 1.5.