silicone rubber

noun

Definition of silicone rubber

: rubber made from silicone elastomers and noted for its retention of flexibility, resilience, and tensile strength over a wide temperature range

Examples of silicone rubber in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These are made from high quality silicone rubber and crafted with optimum thickness to absorb all noise. Chris Hachey, BGR, 10 May 2021 These are made from high quality silicone rubber and crafted with optimum thickness to absorbs all noise. Chris Hachey, BGR, 15 Apr. 2021 Prototypes used a membrane of silicone rubber that allowed for the transfer of oxygen and carbon dioxide and protected the blood. Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times, 12 Mar. 2021 The device, called the Injection Molded Autoclavable, Scalable, Conformable (iMASC) system, is made primarily of durable silicone rubber, and features a slot for single or double replaceable N95 filters. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, 2 Dec. 2020 This innovation, which uses a tuff of Poly-Fil and a dab of RTV silicone rubber, was quickly adopted, modified, and refined by users on Shroomery and Mycotopia and is now taught widely as an easy and reliable way to avoid contamination. Joanna Steinhardt, Wired, 12 Feb. 2021 The device, called the Injection Molded Autoclavable, Scalable, Conformable (iMASC) system, is made primarily of durable silicone rubber, and features a slot for single or double replaceable N95 filters. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, 2 Dec. 2020 The device, called the Injection Molded Autoclavable, Scalable, Conformable (iMASC) system, is made primarily of durable silicone rubber, and features a slot for single or double replaceable N95 filters. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, 2 Dec. 2020 The device, called the Injection Molded Autoclavable, Scalable, Conformable (iMASC) system, is made primarily of durable silicone rubber, and features a slot for single or double replaceable N95 filters. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, 2 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of silicone rubber

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Silicone rubber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silicone%20rubber. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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