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crepe rubber

noun
1.
a type of crude or sometimes synthetic rubber pressed into crinkled sheets, used especially in making shoe soles.
Also called crepe.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for crepe-rubber

crepe rubber

noun
1.
a type of crude natural rubber in the form of colourless or pale yellow crinkled sheets, prepared by pressing bleached coagulated latex through corrugated rollers: used for the soles of shoes and in making certain surgical and medical goods Sometimes shortened to crepe Compare smoked rubber
2.
a similar synthetic rubber
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