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Noun: vulcanization  ,vúl-ku-nu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,vúl-ku-nI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. Process of treating rubber or rubberlike materials with sulphur at great heat to improve elasticity and strength or to harden them
    - vulcanisation [Brit]

Derived forms: vulcanizations

Type of: processing

Encyclopedia: Vulcanization