vulcanized fiber


vulcanized fiber

noun

Definition of VULCANIZED FIBER

:  a tough substance made by treatment of cellulose and used for luggage and electrical insulation and in packaging

Origin of VULCANIZED FIBER

from Vulcanized Fibre, a trademark
First Known Use: circa 1884

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: vulcanized oil
Previous Word in the Dictionary: vulcanize
All Words Near: vulcanized fiber

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up vulcanized fiber? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More