• Charles Goodyear
    Charles Goodyear
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Goodyear United States inventor of vulcanized rubber (1800-1860)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Heavyweight tire manufacturer Goodyear is in no way affiliated with Charles Goodyear, the inventor of vulcanized rubber. They merely admired his inventiveness and his process that was so easy to duplicate that competitors simply stole it.
    • n goodyear Corrupt forms of goujeers.
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In literature:

Godman was told she hath warned to the court diuers psons, vizd: Mr. Goodyeare, Mris.
"The Witchcraft Delusion In Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697)" by John M. Taylor
I was staying at a place washing dishes for Goodyear's at Sapville, Georgia, six miles from Waycross.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Mr. Goodyear in his interesting narrative continues: Here let me speak a word or two about water.
"Christopher Carson" by John S. C. Abbott
The Goodyear Company has secured a concession of 20,000 acres near Medan in Dutch Sumatra.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
These two people were known in the village as Granny Goodyear and Little Gretchen.
"The Children's Book of Christmas Stories" by Various
By a kind of consent never yet made law by any contest, the Goodyears were leaders and dictators.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
This is why you often see the name Goodyear on the bottom of rubbers.
"Makers of Many Things" by Eva March Tappan
GOODYEAR, W. H. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Architectural Refinements.
"Byzantine Churches in Constantinople" by Alexander Van Millingen
Goodyear, William H., 176.
"Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern" by Rosa Belle Holt
Goodyear, 5 33.03 Winchester.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 39, No. 03, March, 1885" by Various

In news:

Goodyear said it needed to eliminate 200 jobs at the Fayetteville plant.
AKRON, Ohio — Over the past year, researchers at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Have been working on a new application that officials said can aid in fuel savings and carbon dioxide reductions, while potentially improving performance.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Harman International Industries Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Dividend stock analysis.
Goodyear To Lay Off 55 Workers At VA Plant.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Sees second-quarter earnings double despite lower sales.
Goodyear tests tires made from soybeans.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Goodyear is testing tires made with soybean oil as it tries to cut its use of petroleum and extend tread life.
Goodyear tests tires made with soybean oil.
12 am Goodyear Security contacted the dispatch center and reported that a suspicious device had been found on Goodyear property.
Goodyear Offers Blimp Ride at EAA AirVenture Show.
Goodyear Blimp returns to Oshkosh.
The Goodyear blimp "Spirit of Goodyear " will grace the skies once again at EAA AirVenture 2012, scheduled for July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) in Wisconsin.
The aerial advertising board for Goodyear Tire and Rubber was visiting Albany County Airport.
Goodyear Tire Test at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

In science:

Our new people – Guy Andrews, Darren Mathews, Steve Chapman and John Goodyear – have all settled in well and are welcome and excellent additions to our staff.
Anglo-Australian Observatory February 2009 newsletter