COLD-RUBBER

cold rubber

noun
a synthetic rubber made at a relatively low temperature (about 40°F or 4°C) and having greater strength and durability than that made at the usual temperature (about 120°F or 49°C): used chiefly for retreading tires.

Origin:
1945–50

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cold rubber
 
n
synthetic rubber made at low temperatures (about 5°C). It is stronger than that made at higher temperatures and is used for car tyres

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