foam rubber


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foam rubber spongy rubber; made by introducing air bubbles before vulcanization and used for cushioning or upholstery
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In literature:

A foam-rubber mattress, sheets, and one blanket finished off the bed.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
Instead of fiber, the floor seemed to have been covered a foot deep with foam rubber.
"Pagan Passions" by Gordon Randall Garrett
The soft foam rubber adjusted around his face, and he was looking into blackness.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
It's all foam rubber, nylon braid supports and magnesium tubing.
"The Dope on Mars" by John Michael Sharkey
Close the tube with a rubber cork and shake vigorously (a sample of antiformin that does not "foam" at this stage is of little use).
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
The outside of Dillon looked remarkably like something made out of foam-rubber.
"The Invaders" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
It was wide and hard, foam rubber over steel, and he kneaded it, digging his fingers in.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow

In news:

If you need some — plastic brains, rubber brains, foam brains — Dapper Cadaver horror prop shop in Sun Valley is the place to go.
Each zone on the shoe is outfitted with specialized combinations of rubber, memory foam, or perforated material.
Foam rubber batons are used to disperse crowds.
In fact, using either rubber eartips in various sizes, or foam eartips that expand to fit any size ear canal , canalphones are designed to seal your ear canal s closed, blocking external noise—much like a pair of earplugs.
Tools and Materials Olive branch, deer 1, deer 2, cedar tree, and snowman templates Crocheted UGG boots Permanent marker Iron-off stabilizer Foam Rubber bands Pins Felting needle Muslin Iron.
America, the country responsible for American cheese (not to mention foam-rubber cheese hats) no longer snickers at "Sonoma Valley goat cheese," a guaranteed laugh-getter on the "Tonight" show for years.
SHORTLY before 2 pm on Wednesday, Steve Cornish will put on a foam rubber costume and a red, white and green cape to transform himself into Biscotti Boy.
The show bills itself as "60% adult situations and 40% foam rubber" and features the adventures of both humans and puppets in New York.
What you'll need Assorted socks , rubber bands, cotton batting, glove (optional), craft glue, scissors, red cardstock, white craft foam, black and yellow pom-poms.
Foam Stamps Foam stamps generally have simpler, solid motifs and are much less expensive than rubber stamps .
At Nexspace, a temporary office facility in Los Angeles, reception furniture includes Karim Rashid's Blob chair, versions in rope and rubber-coated foam, and Charles and Ray Eames's plywood coffee table.
(Vineyard, Dew Drops, Florabella, Cobblestone from Fleuriste collection) Cosmo Cricket Rubber stamp: (tree from Tiny Trinity set) Unity Stamp Co. (green scalloped trim) Cosmo Cricket Adhesive: (foam tape) Finished size: 4 1/4 square.