Kerite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kerite A compound in which tar or asphaltum combined with animal or vegetable oils is vulcanized by sulphur, the product closely resembling rubber; -- used principally as an insulating material in telegraphy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kerite A kind of artificial vulcanite in which the caoutchouc is replaced by asphaltum or tar, combined with animal or vegetable oils.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kerite kē′rīt a kind of artificial vulcanite of india-rubber and animal or vegetable oil.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ke`ras, horn
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. kēros, wax.

Usage


In news:

Hendrix / Kerite Cable (Marmon Utility LLC), a New Hampshire-based provider of underground power distribution products, has released its new 34.5 kV TRXLP-insulated medium-voltage cable for applications in the wind power industry.
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