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vul•can•ite



Pronunciation: (vul'ku-nīt"), [key]
n.
a hard, readily cut and polished rubber, obtained by vulcanizing rubber with a large amount of sulfur, used in the manufacture of combs, buttons, and for electric insulation. Also called ebonite.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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