rub·​ber·​ized | \ ˈrə-bə-ˌrīzd How to pronounce rubberized (audio) \

Definition of rubberized

: coated or saturated with rubber or a rubber solution

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Recent Examples on the Web This system includes a polymer handle with rubberized inserts, various blades, and a knife roll with pockets to keep everything organized and securely held in place. Matt Foster, Outdoor Life, "The Best Knives of SHOT Show 2020," 31 Jan. 2020 Some of that work, such as rubberized asphalt paving on Interstate 10, will require closures and restrictions. Chelsea Curtis, azcentral, "Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway is now open, after decades of debate," 21 Dec. 2019 In reality, though, Platt is what holds The Politician together: His rubberized, animated face, his toothy smile, and his patrician manner humanize a character who otherwise could be disastrously robotic. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Show Is Too Glib for Its Own Good," 27 Sep. 2019 The yet-unnamed ring looks to include two rubberized grips on opposite sides and two connection slots for a Joy-Con. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Wii Fit redux: Nintendo shows mysterious exercise ring for the Switch," 5 Sep. 2019 Just like Hoka’s running shoes, the Toa has a thick rubberized foam midsole that led to fast and fun hiking. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Women's Hiking Boots for Any Outdoor Adventure," 13 Sep. 2019 The shorts went on easily enough and the rubberized waistband was comfortable and really kept the garment in place. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "We Tried Kim Kardashian's SKIMS Shapewear Line—Here Are Our Thoughts," 10 Sep. 2019 Sonos says the Move’s rubberized base and plastic grille is better suited to withstanding drops and bumps than before. Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, "Sonos finally makes a portable Bluetooth speaker—meet the Sonos Move," 5 Sep. 2019 On the dash, the tester also had an orange wireless phone charger plus orange shelves for stuff -- all rubberized so things don't slide off on the trails. Dallas News, "Toyota's RAV4 wants to play rough and adds Adventure to its name," 17 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of rubberized

1908, in the meaning defined above

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17 Feb 2020

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“Rubberized.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of rubberized

: coated or soaked with rubber

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