Elastomer

/ɪˈlastəmə/

Origin

1935–40; elast(ic) + -o- + Greek méros a part (Source: dictionary.com)

1930s from elastic+ -mer. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Elastomer

Elastomer

noun

  1. an elastic substance occurring naturally, as natural rubber, or produced synthetically, as butyl rubber or neoprene.
  2. any material, such as natural or synthetic rubber, that is able to resume its original shape when a deforming force is removed

dictionary.com

Elastomer

noun

  1. A natural or synthetic polymer having elastic properties, e.g. rubber.

lexico.com

Elastomer

noun

  1. : any of various elastic substances resembling rubber polyvinyl elastomers

merriam-webster.com

Example sentences for Elastomer

  1. The bullets come out of the elastomer sleeve for further cleaning and battery replacement.

Nearby words

elasticize , elastin , elastofibroma , elastoid degeneration , elastoma , elastoplast , elastorrhexis , elastosis , elastosis colloidalis conglomerata , elastosis perforans serpiginosa

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