hard rubber

noun

Definition of hard rubber 

: a firm rubber or rubber product especially : a normally black horny substance made by vulcanizing natural rubber with high percentages of sulfur

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And tractor owners complained to dealer Hoyle Pounds, who pondered the problem, had an idea and, from Oklahoma, ordered large, hard rubber tires designed for oil-drilling equipment. Joy Wallace Dickinson, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Orlandoans dove into July 4 fun at Joyland," 1 July 2018 The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends just rubbing the swollen gums with your finger and letting the child chew on hard rubber teething rings. Philly.com, "Why it's time to abandon teething medications," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of hard rubber

1855, in the meaning defined above

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