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vulcanization

noun vul·ca·ni·za·tion \ˌvəl-kə-nə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of VULCANIZATION

:  the process of treating crude or synthetic rubber or similar plastic material chemically to give it useful properties (as elasticity, strength, and stability)

First Known Use of VULCANIZATION

1846

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