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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vul·can·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vulcanized p. pr. & vb. n. Vulcanizing ] To change the properties of, as caoutchouc, or India rubber, by the process of vulcanization.
 Vulcanized fiber, paper, paper pulp, or other fiber, chemically treated, as with metallic chlorides, so as to form a substance resembling ebonite in texture, hardness, etc. --Knight.
 Vulcanized rubber, India rubber, vulcanized.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (used of rubber, e.g.) treated by a chemical or physical
            process to improve its properties (hardness and
            strength and odor and elasticity) [syn: cured, vulcanised]