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Definition of "india rubber" [india rubber]

  • The latex obtained from certain trees, especially those of the genera Hevea and Ficus (noun)
  • The rubber made from this latex (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "india rubber" in a sentence
  • "I tell you, every generation breeds a more rabbity generation, with india rubber tubing for guts and tin legs and tin faces."
  • "Mr. Whitney, the inventor of the Cotton Gin, Mr. Goodyear of india rubber notoriety, and many other great and good men who by their ingenuity and perseverance have added millions to the wealth of mankind, were citizens of New Haven."
  • "Or you may extemporize quite handsome covers thus: Get pieces of broken glass of any variety of shapes; cut them or have them cut so as to fit a little; then join them dome-fashion with india rubber varnish and strips of tape."