neolyte

[nee-uh-lahyt]
noun
a durable, semiflexible synthetic material used for the heels and soles of shoes.

Origin:
spelling variant of Neolite a trademark

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The soles of shoes should be made of material that grips the floor, eg, corrugated rubber or neolyte.
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