foam rubber

noun
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of foam rubber

: spongy rubber of fine texture made from latex by foaming (as by whipping) before vulcanization

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First Known Use of foam rubber

circa 1939

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Definition of foam rubber for English Language Learners

  • : a soft and light rubber material that has many small holes throughout it and is used to make various products


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