rubber cement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rubber cement an adhesive made by dissolving unvulcanized rubber in a solvent like benzene or naphtha
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Usage

In literature:

A cement which is proof against boiling acids may be made by a composition of India rubber, tallow, lime and red lead.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Give shaft over the twine a coat of rubber cement, and let it dry for about six hours.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
When the rubber is dissolved you will have the best cement in the world.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
Rubber bands are made by cementing a sheet of rubber into a tube and then cutting them off at whatever width may be desired.
"Makers of Many Things" by Eva March Tappan
With a 3/4 inch bristle bottle brush apply a thin coating of rubber cement to the inside surfaces of the gaskets.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
I guess the bark acts as cement or rubber preventing evaporation.
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
Cements such as marine glue are solutions of shellac, india-rubber or asphaltum in benzene or naphtha.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
In all cases it was observed that the trouble was intensified where boxes of rubber were stored in contact with cement floors.
"The Preparation of Plantation Rubber" by Sidney Morgan
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In news:

Then, for the bugle 's "throat", thread a 93" length of 1/2" (outside diameter) vinyl tubing through the handle, directing it upward from the bottom, and secure it with rubber cement or caulking.
SciGene's CytoBond removable coverslip sealant is a gel-like material superior to rubber cement for temporary sealing of coverslips when incubating FISH/CISH probes with tissue samples.
It is used for solvent-based polyurethane and chloroprene rubber cements.
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