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Adjective: vulcanised  'vúl-ku,nIzd
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: vulcanized)
  1. (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odour and elasticity)
    - cured, vulcanized
Verb: vulcanise  'vúl-ku,nIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: vulcanize)
  1. Undergo vulcanization
    "vulcanise rubber";
    - vulcanize
  2. Subject to vulcanization
    "vulcanised rubber";
    - vulcanize

See also: processed

Type of: change, process, treat

Encyclopedia: Vulcanised