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Goodyear

[goo d-yeer]
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noun
  1. Charles,1800–60, U.S. inventor: developer of the process of vulcanizing rubber.
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  • This failure was the last straw, as far as Goodyear's friends were concerned.

    The Age of Invention

    Holland Thompson

  • This was an accident which only Goodyear could have interpreted.

    The Age of Invention

    Holland Thompson

  • I ask again, if there is anybody else than Goodyear who made this invention, who is he?

    The Age of Invention

    Holland Thompson

  • But he expressly acknowledges Goodyear to be the first inventor.

    The Age of Invention

    Holland Thompson

  • The Goodyear driver turned with the familiarity of a country henchman.


British Dictionary definitions for goodyear

Goodyear

noun
  1. Charles. 1800–60, US inventor of vulcanized rubber
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