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vulcanized fiber

noun

Definition of vulcanized fiber

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



Origin and Etymology of vulcanized fiber

from Vulcanized Fibre, a trademark


First Known Use: circa 1884


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