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vulcanized fiber

noun
1.
a leatherlike substance made by compression of layers of paper or cloth that have been treated with acids or zinc chloride, used chiefly for electric insulation.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • One such example, among many, is the recovery of zinc chloride in vulcanized fiber operations.

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