transitive verb
de·​vulcanize | \ (ˈ)dē+ \

Definition of devulcanize

: to treat (vulcanized scrap rubber) for recovery of original plastic properties even though vulcanizing agents are not removed — compare reclaimed rubber

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History and Etymology for devulcanize

de- + vulcanize

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“Devulcanize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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