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crepe rubber

a type of crude or sometimes synthetic rubber pressed into crinkled sheets, used especially in making shoe soles.
Also called crepe.
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First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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crepe rubber

a type of crude natural rubber in the form of colourless or pale yellow crinkled sheets, prepared by pressing bleached coagulated latex through corrugated rollers: used for the soles of shoes and in making certain surgical and medical goods Sometimes shortened to crepe Compare smoked rubber
a similar synthetic rubber
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