silicone

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soft elastic silicone polymer that increases in elasticity with the application of force; used in the center of golf balls and as shock-absorbent padding bouncing putty
process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened plastination
polymeric silicone compound silicone resin
made from silicone elastomers; retains flexibility resilience and tensile strength over a wide temperature range silicone rubber
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