- any of various synthetic materials, similar to natural rubber, made by polymerizing
unsaturated hydrocarbons, such as isoprene and butadiene
Example Sentences Including 'synthetic rubber'
I wear a bikini because it makes me feel summery, a big flowery hat to prevent an `ice-cream headache" and synthetic rubber shoes.
Times, Sunday Times (2005)
The synthetic rubber , invented by a chemist in Northern Ireland, allows solid fuel to be melted down and reshaped.
New Scientist (1999)
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