Definitions for kerite
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A compound in which tar or asphalt combined with animal or vegetable oils is vulcanized by sulphur, the product closely resembling rubber; formerly used as an insulating material in telegraphy.
Origin: from a word meaning "horn".
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
Origin: [Gr. ke`ras, horn.]
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