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vulcanite (vul´kənīt),

n a hard material with a form of rubber as the base; formerly used for denture bases.
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He's said to have been schooling and working like a dream since, so is preferred to Vulcanite, who will enjoy a strongly run race and has each-way claims.
The Barry Murtagh-trained enjoyed himself in front in the hands of James Reveley and shrugged the attentions of Vulcanite to score three and three-quarter lengths.
VULCANITE staked his claim for a place in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham with an effortless victory in the Ladbrokes Game On
Heading today's betting is vulcanite, attempting to increase his winning sequence to four after a facile success at Ripon in July.
In 1884,Waterman patented a pen whose nib was fitted with a vulcanite feed under the nib that is cut with a series of fissures.
There is a proviso in that he is first reserve, but he should get in with Vulcanite having come to grief in the Plate yesterday and if he does run he's going to be a major factor.
Vulcanite has a question or two to answer at the moment but anything like his best should be good enough in the Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance Novices' Chase at Carlisle.
Vulcanite can uphold form with Salden Licht in the ATR Novices' Chase.
The result, Vulcanite, was also widely used to simulate jet.
It's a busy couple of days for Fehily, who is not staying in Scotland for the second day of this two-day fixture but instead is flying out to Ireland to ride Vulcanite for Charlie Longsdon in the Galway Plate.
Although both horses are entitled to improve at the East Sussex circuit, Vulcanite arguably has the more attractive profile over fences, and certainly jumped better than his rival at Hereford.