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sponge rubber

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  1. a light, spongy rubber, usually prepared by bubbling carbon dioxide through or whipping air into latex, used for padding, insulation, gaskets, etc.; foam rubber.

Origin of sponge rubber

First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples

  • His gait was a little awkward, in spite of the sponge-rubber floor, because of the huge flowered carpetbag he was carrying.

    The Foreign Hand Tie

    Gordon Randall Garrett