crepe-rubber

crepe rubber

noun
a type of crude or sometimes synthetic rubber pressed into crinkled sheets, used especially in making shoe soles.
Also called crepe.


Origin:
1905–10

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crepe rubber
 
n
1.  Compare smoked rubber Sometimes shortened to: crepe 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
2.  a similar synthetic rubber

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