Definitions for vulcanizer

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vul•can•izeˈvʌl kəˌnaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to treat (rubber) with sulfur and heat, thereby imparting greater strength, elasticity, and durability.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. to subject (a substance other than rubber) to some analogous process, as to harden it.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of vulcanize:

1820–30

vul′can•iz`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vulcanizer, vulcaniser(noun)

    someone who vulcanizes rubber to improve its strength and resiliency

Wiktionary

  1. vulcanizer(Noun)

    The equipment used for the vulcanization of rubber

  2. vulcanizer(Noun)

    A substance (such as sulfur) added to rubber during this process

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vulcanizer(noun)

    one who, or that which, vulcanizes; esp., an apparatus for vulcanizing caoutchouc

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