cold rubber

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cold rubber a rubber made at low temperatures (5 degrees Centigrade) which is tougher than conventional rubber and is often used in car tires
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Usage

In literature:

Never wear rubber boots in the woods or you will surely take cold.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
Sheba gave Janet advice about where to keep her money and when to wear rubbers and what to do for Billie's cold.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
The rubber, as then made, would become as hard as flint during cold weather, and if exposed to heat would melt and decay.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
Rubbers and overshoes may be worn on damp and cold days.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
At the same time the contact with the cold metal chills the rubber to its normal hard condition.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
Rubber mixed with sulphur and exposed to heat would stand heat and cold alike.
"The Story of Our Country"
Rubber boots are too hot for my feet and legs, while the water is never too cold.
"The Determined Angler and the Brook Trout" by Charles Bradford
The cold, dark, London bedroom, the bowed figure in the low chair, the fatigued smell of tepid india-rubber.
"Diana Tempest, Volume I (of 3)" by Mary Cholmondeley
Upon his cold, stiff hands were thin rubber gloves, such as surgeons wear during operations.
"The Broken Thread" by William Le Queux
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In news:

With a green hood cinched down tight, she stomped into what remained of a bitterly cold night, with the cuffs of her blue jeans tucked into rubber boots, donning gloves.
And warmers are good for tires: They don't cold tear, and because they go through fewer heat cycles the rubber stays fresh longer.
Cold Water Classic competitors climb into thick rubber and rip Thurso more.
TOPPS PRODUCTS, INC seal systems utilize a premium-grade, cold liquid-applied rubber to maintain existing roofs with a new weat.
The tapes are available with two, five and 10 mil aluminum foil face stocks and can be either rubber or acrylic-based, including cold temperature formulations.
The cold will shrink the rubber drum and the sanding sleeve will almost fall off.
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