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ebonite

[ eb-uh-nahyt ]

noun



ebonite

/ ˈɛbəˌnaɪt /

noun

  1. another name for vulcanite


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ebonite1

First recorded in 1860–65; ebon(y) + -ite 1

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Example Sentences

Ebonite has the further advantage on land that it takes but a single wire.

The Diathermancy of Ebonite, by some incomprehensible process, drove her bewildered mind back on her old companion.

The ebonite ring A is bored with four radial holes, through which are slipped from the inside the fused quartz bolt-headed pins B.

At ordinary temperatures ebonite is hard and brittle and breaks with a well-marked conchoidal fracture.

The very best quality of ebonite obtainable should be solely employed in constructing electric works.

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