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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My only complaint is that the rubberized buttons on the steering wheel felt cheap and out of place compared with the rest of the interior trim. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "Review: GMC Terrain gives you the ride you want—at a price," 23 Dec. 2018 The rubberized handle holds its lithium-ion batteries, providing 80 minutes of continuous carving. Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, "The Best Electric Knives to Carve Your Thanksgiving Bird," 13 Nov. 2018 And instead of a rubberized cord, these are connected via a sturdy, reflective nylon rope, with intuitive, easy-to-find inline controls. Adrienne So, WIRED, "The Best Wireless Workout Headphones," 11 July 2018 The project includes removing the top layers of old pavement and applying an overlay of high quality rubberized asphalt that will add durability to the roadway and create a smoother ride for motorists, reported Caltrans. Ramona Sentinel, "Caltrans begins $11M repairs on Route 78," 11 July 2018 Fridays are reserved for older players; Saturday play is on a special rubberized field. Mike Candelaria,, "Buddy Ball Baseball League a field of dreams for kids with disabilities," 21 June 2018 The rubberized, two-position nosepiece made fit adjustments easy, and the hydrophobic temple pieces provided grip. Aaron Gulley, Outside Online, "8 New Riding Sunglasses for Summer," 13 June 2018 These days, blimps (vast rubberized envelopes that get their shape from the gas inside) and Zeppelins (semi-rigid airships with an aluminum and carbon-fiber skeleton) are both lifted by helium. Andrew Van Dam,, "The blimp industry is changing, right over our noses," 12 June 2018 At the end, a rubberized clear coat is put down, which is a protectant from graffiti. Rebecca Hazen, Houston Chronicle, "Hurricane Harvey mural in progress in Westchase District," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of rubberized

1908, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of rubberized

: coated or soaked with rubber

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an act or instance of returning to life

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