vulcanized oil


Definition of vulcanized oil

: any of various brown or white elastic materials made from unsaturated fatty oils (as rape oil or linseed oil) by heating with sulfur or by reaction with sulfur monochloride and used chiefly in compounding rubber and in coatings

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“Vulcanized oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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