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Vulcanized vs. Latex

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Vulcanizedverb

simple past tense and past participle of vulcanize

Latexnoun

A clear liquid believed to be a component of a humour or other bodily fluid esp. plasma and lymph

Vulcanizedadjective

(used of rubber, e.g.) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)

Latexnoun

The milky sap of several trees that coagulates on exposure to air; used to make rubber.

Latexnoun

An emulsion of rubber in water, used in adhesives and the like.

Latexnoun

(uncountable) Natural latex rubber, especially non-vulcanized rubber, such as is used in making latex gloves, latex condoms, and latex clothing.

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Latexnoun

A milky or colored juice in certain plants in cavities (called latex cells or latex tubes). It contains the peculiar principles of the plants, whether aromatic, bitter, or acid, and in many instances yields caoutchouc upon coagulation. The lattex of the India rubber plant produces the rubber of commerce on coagulation.

Latexnoun

Any aqueous emulsion of finely divided rubber or plastic particles, especially such an emulsion used as a base for paint; as, a latex paint.

Latexnoun

a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air

Latexnoun

a water-base paint having a latex binder

Latexnoun

a milky fluid found in many plants, such as poppies and spurges, which exudes when the plant is cut and coagulates on exposure to the air. The latex of the rubber tree is the chief source of natural rubber.

Latexnoun

a synthetic product resembling latex used to make paints, coatings, etc.

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Latex

Latex is a stable dispersion (emulsion) of polymer microparticles in water. Latexes are found in nature, but synthetic latexes are common as well.

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