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crepe rubber

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noun
  1. a type of crude or sometimes synthetic rubber pressed into crinkled sheets, used especially in making shoe soles.

Origin of crepe rubber

First recorded in 1905–10
Also called crepe.
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British Dictionary definitions for crepe rubber

crepe rubber

noun
  1. 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 goodsSometimes shortened to: crepe Compare smoked rubber
  2. a similar synthetic rubber
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